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The turn of the tide : a history of the war years based on the diaries of Field-Marshal Lord Alanbrooke, chief of the Imperial General Staff

Author: Arthur Bryant; Alan Brooke Alanbrooke, Viscount; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: Garden City, New York : Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1957.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Turn of the Tide is build 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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Genre/Form: Diaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bryant, Arthur, 1899-1985.
Turn of the tide.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1957
(OCoLC)563514834
Named Person: Alan Brooke Alanbrooke, Viscount; Alan Brooke Alanbrooke, Viscount
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Bryant; Alan Brooke Alanbrooke, Viscount; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
OCLC Number: 289614
Notes: Illustrations on lining papers.
Description: xiii, 624 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 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: by Arthur Bryant.

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The Turn of the Tide is build 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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