London’s Blackout

What was London’s blackout like during World War II?

What was pre-war London like in 1939?
What was the blackout?
When did the blackout begin and why?
What did Londoners think of blackout restrictions?
How did London’s commuters cope with blackout?

Listen to Episode 66: London’s Blackout in our London History podcast episode to find answers to the above.

The blackout was one part of a much bigger story. Hear about the books Hazel recommends for reading about London during World War II.

Links to book recommendations:


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