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Troublesome young men : the rebels who brought Churchill to power and helped save England

Author: Lynne Olson
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes how, in 1940, a group of rebellious Tory members of Parliament defied the appeasement policies of British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain to force his resignation and bring to power Winston Churchill.
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Named Person: Winston Churchill; Neville Chamberlain; Neville Chamberlain; Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill; Neville (Politiker) Chamberlain
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lynne Olson
ISBN: 0374179549 9780374179540
OCLC Number: 70060983
Description: 436 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: "We may be going to die" --
Playing the game --
"Troublesome young men" --
"Dictators are very popular these days" --
"I lack the 'spunk'" --
"Quite simply, he told lies" --
"Our own soul is at stake" --
"'Terrible, unmitigated, unparalleled dishonor'" --
Retribution --
"Waiting for a stirring lead" --
"Here is the testing" --
"Speak for England" --
Playing at war --
"The misery of doing nothing" --
"He is absolutely loyal" --
"Gambling with the life of the nation" --
"'In the name of God, go!" --
"Victory at all costs" --
A question of loyalty --
A son's betrayal.
Responsibility: Lynne Olson.
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Describes how, in 1940, a group of rebellious Tory members of Parliament defied the appeasement policies of British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain to force his resignation and bring to power Winston Churchill.

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