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London in late December 1942 wasn’t a very merry place. The blitz had dragged into its second year, damaging or destroying nearly a million buildings. Londoners slept in the Underground each night. Over 150,000 families had no water, gas or electricity. Amid the desultory landscape, CBS broadcaster Edward R.

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