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Churchill and the Battle of Britain

Author: Nicola Barber
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Capstone Heinemann Library, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How did Winston Churchill inspire Britain and its Empire in the dark days of 1940, when defeat in World War II seemed imminent, and how did that lead to victory in the Battle of Britain? What choices did he have, what support and advice did he receive, and how did his decisions affect history and his legacy? This book looks at a momentous event from World War II, showing how one of the world's most famous leaders  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Barber, Nicola.
Churchill and the Battle of Britain
(DLC) 2012041488
(OCoLC)815043685
Named Person: Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicola Barber
ISBN: 9781432986438 1432986430
OCLC Number: 859601351
Description: 1 online resource (64 pages) : illustration.
Contents: Gallipoli and after --
Between two wars --
Outbreak of war --
Preparing for battle --
The Battle of Britain.
Responsibility: Nicola Barber.

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How did Winston Churchill inspire Britain and its Empire in the dark days of 1940, when defeat in World War II seemed imminent, and how did that lead to victory in the Battle of Britain? What choices did he have, what support and advice did he receive, and how did his decisions affect history and his legacy? This book looks at a momentous event from World War II, showing how one of the world's most famous leaders chose to follow a particular course of action.

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