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The hinge of fate

Author: Winston Churchill
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1950.
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An account of the year 1942 that led to the invasion of Sicily, through the ebb and flow of warfare in Africa, and the discouragingly slow job of reconquest.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Winston Churchill
OCLC Number: 396148
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 1000 pages : maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Australasian anxieties --
The setback in the desert --
Penalties in Malaya --
A vote of confidence --
Cabinet changes --
The fall of Singapore --
The u-boat paradise --
The loss of the Dutch East Indies --
The invasion of Burma --
Ceylon and the Bay of Bengal --
The shipping stranglehold --
India-The Cripps Mission --
Madagascar --
American naval victories, the Coral Sea and Midway Island --
The Arctic convoys, 1942 --
The offensive in the Aether --
Malta and the desert --
"Second front now!" April, 1942 --
The Molotov visit --
My second visit to Washington --
The vote of censure --
The Eighth Army at Bay --
Decision for "Torch' --
My journey to Cairo: changes in command --
Moscow: the first meeting --
Moscow: a relationship established --
Return to Cairo --
The final shaping of "Torch" --
Suspense and strain --
Soviet "thank you" --
The Battle of Alamein --
The Torch is lit --
The Darlan episode --
Problems of victory --
Our need to meet --
The Casablanca Conference --
Adana and Tripoli --
Home to trouble --
Russia and the western allies --
Victory in Tunis --
My third visit to Washington --
Problems of war and peace --
Italy the goal.
Responsibility: Winston S. Churchill.

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An account of the year 1942 that led to the invasion of Sicily, through the ebb and flow of warfare in Africa, and the discouragingly slow job of reconquest.

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