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Outbreak - 1939 : the world goes to war

Author: T C Charman
Publisher: London : Virgin, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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11:15am, 3 September 1939. The nation gathers round their radios to hear Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain make the announcement that has been feared for months: Britain will now be at war with Germany. 70 years on from that historic day, this book revisits the build-up, outbreak and first few months of World War Two.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Charman, T.C.
Outbreak - 1939.
London : Virgin, 2009
(OCoLC)761828052
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T C Charman
ISBN: 9781905264827 1905264828 9780753519646 075351964X
OCLC Number: 360144988
Description: xviii, 446 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Countdown to war --
2. Friday, 1 September 1939 --
3. Saturday, 2 September 1939 --
4. Sunday, 3 September 1939 --
5. The fall of Poland --
6. The war in the air --
7. The war on land --
8. The war at sea --
9. The empire at war --
10. The beer hall bomb --
11. The Venlo incident --
12. The war on the home front --
13. Wartime entertainment --
14. Lord Haw Haw --
15. The winter war --
16. Christmas and the end of the year.
Responsibility: Terry Charman.

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