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Blood, toil, tears and sweat : the speeches of Winston Churchill

Author: Winston Churchill; David Cannadine
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Churchill's great wartime speeches are brought together along with a sampling of earlier speeches and a few from his later years.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965.
Blood, toil, tears and sweat.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1989
(OCoLC)644611895
Named Person: Winston Churchill
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Winston Churchill; David Cannadine
ISBN: 0395517443 9780395517444 0395559987 9780395559987
OCLC Number: 20221178
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 355 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. Mastering his voice, 1900-1917. The maiden speech ; The Transvaal constitution ; Haranguing the hustings ; The Navy's task ; The Dardanelles scapegoat ; A disastrous proposal --
pt. II. Scorning and warning, 1917-1939. The Bolshevik menace ; A budget broadcast ; The Indian threat ; Britain's air defences ; The failure to re-arm ; Munich --
pt. III. Mobilizing the English language, 1940. The new administration ; The impending ordeal ; Dunkirk ; Alone ; The Battle of Britain ; On the death of Neville Chamberlain --
pt. IV. Waging the war of words, 1941-1945. Appeal to America ; A difficult time ; The widening conflict ; A no-confidence motion repulsed ; On the death of Lloyd George ; On the death of Franklin Roosevelt ; Victory in Europe --
pt. V. Speaking with different tongues, 1945-1955. Electioneering once more ; Final review of the War ; The Soviet danger ; European unity ; Tribute to George VI ; Debate on the address ; Eightieth birthday ; Swan song.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by David Cannadine.

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Churchill's great wartime speeches are brought together along with a sampling of earlier speeches and a few from his later years.

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