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  • Zeppelin Nights is social history at its best… White creates a vivid picture of a city changed for ever by war

    Robbie Millen, The Times
  • Jerry White's name on a title page is a guarantee of a lively, compassionate book full of striking incidents and memorable images… This is a fast-paced social history that never stumbles… A well-orchestrated polyphony of voices that brings history alive

    Richard Davenport-Hines, Guardian
  • White delivers in brilliant time-eclipsing detail an evolving and often deeply moving portrait of a city that became gradually squeezed to its limits

    Juliet Nicolson, Sunday Telegraph
  • Jerry White is masterful at mixing hard facts and statistics with telling anecdotes

    Craig Brown, Mail on Sunday
  • A superbly detailed account… Professor White has written a fine social history that portrays London as a teeming nerve centre of the Allied war effort

    Ian Thomson, Financial Times

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