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The turn of the tide, 1939-1943 : a study based on the diaries and autobiographical notes of Field Marshal the Viscount Alanbrooke

Author: Arthur Bryant; Alan Brooke Alanbrooke, Viscount
Publisher: London : Reprint Society, [1958, 1957]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Turn of the Tide is built around the personal diaries of Field Marshal Lord Alanbrooke, who was Chief of the Imerperial General Staff and Churchill's closest military advisor. The author, Sir Arthur Bryant, terms Lord Alanbrooke's diaries "the most important of all contemporary personal records of the war". Extensive excerpts from the diaries are woven into the text together with comments on the diaries made by  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Bryant; Alan Brooke Alanbrooke, Viscount
OCLC Number: 1068107
Description: 637 pages : maps ; 19 cm
Contents: Prelude : a partnership in genius --
The day when heaven was falling. Defenceless island ; The saving of the army ; The fall of France ; The stronghold ; Winter of our discontent --
The winning of the initiative. The C.I.G.S. ; Search for a plan ; Hands across the sea ; A momentous journey ; Attack ; Casablanca ; Trident ; Return to Europe ; Quebec.
Responsibility: Arthur Bryant.

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The Turn of the Tide is built around the personal diaries of Field Marshal Lord Alanbrooke, who was Chief of the Imerperial General Staff and Churchill's closest military advisor. The author, Sir Arthur Bryant, terms Lord Alanbrooke's diaries "the most important of all contemporary personal records of the war". Extensive excerpts from the diaries are woven into the text together with comments on the diaries made by Lord Alanbrooke after the war.

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