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Myths & legends of the Second World War

Author: James Hayward
Publisher: Stroud : History Press, 2009.
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World War II gave rise to a rich crop of legends, many of which persist in the public consciousness today. Some are well known, such as the escape of an undead Hitler to South America, Allied aircraft buzzed by "Foo Fighters" and UFOs, German parachutists dressed as nuns, and a failed German invasion in Suffolk in 1940. Others are more subtle, such as the vaunted Dunkirk spirit, which portrayed the disaster of 1940  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Miscellanea
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hayward, James.
Myths & legends of the Second World War.
Stroud : History Press, 2009
(DLC) 2010549900
(OCoLC)390697959
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Hayward
ISBN: 9780752495538 0752495534
OCLC Number: 841413303
Notes: Originally published: Stroud : Sutton, 2002.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 302 pages) : illustrations
Other Titles: Myths and legends of the Second World War
Responsibility: James Hayward.

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The Second World War gave rise to a rich crop of legends, many of which persist in the public consciousness today. Some are well known, such as the escape of an undead Hitler to South America,  Read more...

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