Ramsgate Raid Records. 1914 18
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Ramsgate Raid Records.
1915 - 1918
First published by The Addington Publicity Bureau c.1919
Written by Chas. A.F. Austen
This reprint with additions by Michaels Bookshop
72 King Street, Ramsgate, Kent.
32+ printed Pages A5 format - Card Cover.
As the original -
"Foreword" by Horatio Bottomley. M.P.
"A War History of England's Most Bombed Town"
Aeroplanes' fight with Zeppelin: - The Zepplin which attacked Ramsgate was chased off by Eastchurch and Westgate machines as far as the West Hinder Lightship.....
Pictures of Ramsgate bomb damage, Ramsgate Mayor H.C. Child and several advertisments from the time. Raid Records from the first Zepplin raid on Ramsgate, A Broadstairs raid, Hospital hit, Mayor's Story, shops damaged etc..... through to Our Troubles End.
The First Zepplin Raid - indirectly improved the town. It made a nasty mess of the Bull & George Hotel in High Street, but the clearing-up of the debris resulted in desirable street widening....