A fascinating ‘what might have been’ account of a fictitious defence of an English village by the Home Guard in the Second World War. Published by the Home Guard late in 1940 when the invasion scare was at its height, the booklet, illustrated with maps, presents a narrative of a war game that might have become all too real. Used in Home Guard training to provides ideas and strategies, the publication gives a unique glimpse into British defences against Operation Sealion.
DEFENCE OF BLOODFORD VILLAGE
A fascinating Home Guard training manual illustrating – with maps – the defence of a typical, though fictitious, English village against a German invasion in the dangerous year 1940.