Rennison, John


Rennison, John
J Rennison


Five items. The collection contains a map of German aeronautical and defence data, Italian language propaganda leaflets a fire guard's pocket chart and an air raid precautions book of cigarette cards.

The collection has been donated to the IBCC Digital Archive by John Rennison and catalogued by Nigel Huckins.




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Rennison, J

Collection Items

Air raid precautions album
An album to contain a series of cigarette cards of national importance. Shows pictures of some of the things that the government and local authorities are working out for the protection of the general public. Includes: window protection, splinter…

Fire guard's pocket book pictures, diagrams and tables
Covers first aid, care of stirrup pump, war gases, organisation, duties, equipment, team drills and actions and types of bombs including incendiaries. Concludes with miscellaneous notes.

Describes German air force attack on the city on 14 November 1940 giving detail of civilian damage and casualties. Compares it with bombing of Genoa and Turin which it claims as military. Includes photographs of damage to Coventry.

Le bombe e la verità
Justifies aerial bombing as primarily aimed to industrial and military targets; claims that destruction and civilian losses are examples of collateral damage, not hatred. Stresses that operations on Italy are less intense than Luftwaffe raids on…

Bodenorganisation Großraum-Nachtjagd Luftflotte Reich
Map showing north Germany, Denmark, Netherlands, part of Belgium and France. Goes east to include Poland and parts of Lithuania. Symbols on map with legend on reverse. Symbols are of German air force aviation objects and defensive systems.
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