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Churchill as war leader

Author: Richard Lamb
Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Carroll & Graf edView all editions and formats
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Pays tribute to Churchill's extraordinary qualities, gives insight into his leadership, and exposes the blunders he and his cabinet made during World War II.
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Named Person: Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Lamb
ISBN: 0881849375 9780881849370
OCLC Number: 27340277
Description: 400 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Churchill out of favour --
Churchill at admiralty in phoney war --
Norwegian disaster --
Churchill takes over: peace feelers banned --
The French collapse and surrender --
Undeclared war with France after Britain sinks the French fleet --
Britain stands alone: Churchill and Roosevelt June 1940-June 1941 --
The Middle East and the Balkans disaster 1940-41 --
Keyes, Turkey and Iraq --
October 1940-June 1941: Churchill, Vichy and Syria --
Wavell and Auchinleck under the lash --
The USA and Japan in the war --
Roosevelt and Churchill hand in hand --
Singapore falls --
Churchill and India 1942-45 --
North Africa and Casablanca --
The Italians surrender, 1943 --
Eastern Aegean frustrations --
Tito and Mihailovic blunder --
D-Day to long-delayed German surrender --
Invasion worries: gas, anthrax and de Gaulle --
Potsdam and atom bombs.
Responsibility: Richard Lamb.

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Pays tribute to Churchill's extraordinary qualities, gives insight into his leadership, and exposes the blunders he and his cabinet made during World War II.

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