Birmingham Corporation Tramways & Omnibus Department - Outer Circle No. 11 bus guide, c1925
No date on this but the Department's title and the style suggests mid-twenties and its a real little period piece - and it must have been soon after the introduction of the Outer Circle "Omnibus Service" No. 11. As it says 'see Birmingham's charming suburbs by 'bus - 25 miles for fifteen pence'. the cover has a representation of the buses the Department acquired that included AECs. Birmingham, before WW2, built quite a fleet up of Lonodn build AECs and indeed in the 1920s acquired some…
Brutal blitz on Birmingham
An important industrial and manufacturing wartime hub and therefore strategic target, the Luftwaffe’s sights began to target Birmingham on August 9, 1940, and did not stop until April 23, 1943.