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Churchill's secret defence army : resisting the Nazi invader

Author: Arthur Ward
Publisher: Barnsley : Pen & Sword Military, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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By the spring of 1940, the phoney war suddenly became very real. In April Hitler's forces, invaded Norway and a month later began their assault on France and the Low Countries. The Anglo/French allies were routed. The British escaped to fight another day after evacuating the bulk of their armies at Dunkirk. When on 10 May Winston Churchill became Prime Minister he soon discovered that the nation's defenses were in a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ward, Arthur.
Churchill's secret defence army.
Barnsley : Pen & Sword Military, 2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Ward
ISBN: 1783469358 9781783469352
OCLC Number: 902820954
Notes: Originally published as: Resisting the Nazi invader. London : Constable, 1997.
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 231 pages) : illustrations (some color
Contents: Dedication; Other books by Arthur Ward; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface to the Second Edition; Chapter 1 --
Britain Alone; Chapter 2 --
Britain's Guerrillas; Chapter 3 --
Raiders from the Air; Chapter 4 --
Fighting on the Beaches; Chapter 5 --
The Balloon Goes Up; Chapter 6 --
Nazis in London; Chapter 7 --
Stand Down; Epilogue; Bibliography; Glossary; Index.
Other Titles: Resisting the Nazi invader
Responsibility: Arthur Ward.

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By the spring of 1940, the phoney war suddenly became very real. In April Hitler's forces, invaded Norway and a month later began their assault on France and the Low Countries. The Anglo/French allies were routed. The British escaped to fight another day after evacuating the bulk of their armies at Dunkirk. When on 10 May Winston Churchill became Prime Minister he soon discovered that the nation's defenses were in a parlous state and a Nazi invasion was a very real possibility. By the end of the month, nearly a million British citizens had joined the Local Defense Volunteers, soon to become th.

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