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Following on from War Hammers: The Story of West Ham United During the First World War, War Hammers II looks at the achievements and developments of the Upton Park heroes throughout the Second World War. West Ham United was forced to adapt in the dark days of the 1940s, building the outlook and approach that would eventually give rise to the club’s most successful period, and establishing a culture of style and support that is still present today.
Exploring the power, politics and intrigue of wartime football, a detailed account is given of the Irons’ 1940 War Cup victory and of those who played for the club between 1939 and 1945.
Author Brian Belton includes huge global events and many local incidents within the context of the club’s history, to create a book that is sure to fascinate and entertain football fans and historians alike.