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Closing the ring

Author: Winston Churchill
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1951.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers the beginning of the summer of 1943 to the evening of June 5, 1943 with the great armada waiting for the historic landing on June 6.
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Named Person: Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Winston Churchill
OCLC Number: 396150
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 749 pages : maps, diagrams, facsimile ; 22 cm.
Contents: The command of the seas, Guadalcanal and New Guinea --
The conquest of Sicily, July and August 1943 --
The fall of Mussolini --
Westward ho? synthetic harbours --
The Quebec Conference quadrant --
Italy: the armistice --
At the White House again, the invasion of Italy --
The Battle of Salerno, a homeward voyage --
A spell at home --
Tensions with General de Gaulle --
The broken Axis, Autumn 1943 --
Island prizes lost --
Hitler's secret weapon --
Deadlock on the Third Front --
Arctic convoys again --
Foreign secretaries' conference in Moscow --
Advent of the triple meeting --
Cairo --
Teheran: th opening --
Cairo again: the high command --
In Carthage ruins Azio --
At Marrakesh convalescence --
Marshal Tito and Yugoslavia --
The Anzio stroke --
Italy:Cassino --
The mounting air offensive --
The Greek torment --
Burma and beyond --
Strategy against Japan --
Preparations for "Overlord" --
Rome --
On the eve.
Responsibility: Winston S. Churchill.

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Covers the beginning of the summer of 1943 to the evening of June 5, 1943 with the great armada waiting for the historic landing on June 6.

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