Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Wirral at War
Foyalty 45

Wirral at War (Paperback)

£14.99
Pre-order for despatch on publication.

Synopsis

The Wirral Peninsula in northwest England experienced the tragedies and hardships of war at first hand during the two world wars. Many residents lost their lives in the conflict both in active combat throughout the world and as a result of the Wirral being a target in itself, particularly around the docks and Birkenhead and Wallasey in the Second World War. Both wars had a devastating effect on local communities through the loss of life, the destruction of familiar places through intensive aerial bombing that in large areas destroyed or damaged virtually all of the buildings, the evacuation of children and the hardships experienced at home. Many served on ships keeping the vital routes from the docks open, the anti-aircraft batteries defending the docks in the Mersey or on the RAF airfields on the Wirral. In this book, local historian author Mike Royden has captured the tribulations of the times in words and pictures, telling the stories of many local men, women and children during these trying periods.



Wirral at War pays tribute to the people of this region who served, died and lived through the two world wars, and how they managed to endure in the face of the horrors of war.

History & PoliticsLocal interest, family history & nostalgiaLocal historyHistory & PoliticsMilitary HistoryFirst World WarHistory & PoliticsMilitary HistorySecond World War Publisher: Amberley Publishing Publication Date: 15/05/2021 ISBN-13: 9781445675220  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: Pre-order for despatch on publication. Pre-Order

Mike Royden has taught History for over 30 years, and has also lectured on numerous courses in local history in the Centre for Continuing Education at the University of Liverpool. He has researched and written about various aspects of local history for over 35 years. He has written several books and has made regular appearances on radio and television. He has two sons, Lewis, who is a photographer, and Liam, a musician. He runs several history websites at www.roydenhistory.co.uk

More books by Mike Royden

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery Free Free 3-5 Days
UK First Class £3.75 £0.00 1-2 Days
Delivery to a Foyles Bookshop Free Free From 2 hours
Click and Collect Free Free From 2 hours - Individual item delivery times given at checkout
UK Courier £7.95 £0.00 1 Working Day
Western Europe**Airmail £9.00 £1.00 7-8 Days
Rest of World Airmail £12.50 £1.00 7-10 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Click and Collect is available for all our shops; collection times will vary depending on availability of items. Individual despatch times for each item will be given at checkout.

Special delivery items

A Year of Books Subscription Packages 

Delivery is free for the UK. Western Europe costs £60 for each 12 month subscription package purchased. For the Rest of the World the cost is £100 for each package purchased. All delivery costs are charged in advance at time of purchase. For more information please visit the A Year of Books page.

Animator's Survival Kit

For delivery charges for the Animator's Survival Kit please click here.

 

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Poole in 50 Buildings
(Paperback)
Ian Andrews; Elizabeth Ballance
 
 
£14.99
 
The Potteries Through Time
(Paperback)
Mervyn Edwards
 
 
£14.99
 
Cupar: The History of a Small ...
(Paperback)
Paula Martin
 
 
£14.99
 
This Great Harbour: Scapa Flow
(Paperback)
W.S. Hewison
 
 
£18.99
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd
Foyles uses cookies to help ensure your experience on our site is the best possible. Click here if you’d like to find out more about the types of cookies we use.
Accept and Close