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Book Launch - Early Closing Day by Mike Cooper
Tue 15 November 2016, 19:30 – 21:00 GMT
Early Closing Day, by well- known local historian Mike Cooper, will tell, for the first time, the story of all known air raids on Reading in World War Two, including the tragic “People’s Pantry” raid of February 1943 in which 41 people were killed.
Published by Scallop Shell Press in November this year, Early Closing Day uses archives, personal stories and photographs to describe the events, and the extensive preparations put in place to meet the threat of bombing
Mike will talk about the book, and will be signing copies for sale on the evening.