Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

7/12/2012

‘Do not commiserate. You should envy us because we are carrying out the greatest enterprise in the world’s history ‘: Defiant Londoner’s letter to Americans reveals he did not fear death weeks before fatal bomb

William Beveridge Robertson was just one of around 30,000 Londoners killed by German bomb attacks between August 1940 and May 1941.

Three weeks before he died in a bomb blast at his house in Belsize Park, at the height of the Blitz, Robertson wrote of how he had no fear of death at the hands of the Nazis.

And as the Battle of Britain was fought in skies above, Robertson described his utter confidence in Allied victory, what he called the ‘greatest enterprise in history’. for more click here

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