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By Stephen Butt

before everything of the Fifties, Leicester used to be an business urban selecting itself up from the particles of the second one global struggle. in comparison with within sight Coventry, Leicester has been a comparatively secure position, however the results of the Blitz have been nonetheless very glaring in New stroll and within the residential components of Highfields and Stoneygate. After years of working on a wartime economic climate, Leicester's significant industries - textiles, hosiery and laptop instruments - confronted the problem of returning to household construction, and in assimilating a wide male group getting back from the battlefields of Europe and past to civilian lifestyles. In Leicester within the Fifties, Stephen Butt strains the colourful lives of these recuperating from the destruction of the second one global War.

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