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Threshold of war : Franklin D. Roosevelt and American entry into World War II

Author: Waldo H Heinrichs
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1989, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This account of America's entry into World War II argues that Franklin D.Roosevelt was not the vacillating and disorganized leader he is often portrayed as, but a cautious, rational man. It shows how Roosevelt, Churchill and others struggled to shape American policy before Pearl Harbour.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: Franklin D Roosevelt; Franklin D Roosevelt
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Waldo H Heinrichs
ISBN: 1280524375 9781280524370 0198021364 9780198021360
OCLC Number: 1017994505
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (1 electronic recource (x, 279 pages)) : maps
Contents: Prologue; 1 March 1941: The Aura of German Power; 2 April: Balancing Risks; 3 May: Guarding the Atlantic Line; 4 June: The Russian Factor; 5 July: Containment of Japan; 6 August-September: Crossing the Threshold; 7 October-November: Race Against Time; Epilogue: Japan Attacks; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Responsibility: Waldo Heinrichs.
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This account of America's entry into World War II argues that Franklin D.Roosevelt was not the vacillating and disorganized leader he is often portrayed as, but a cautious, rational man. It shows how Roosevelt, Churchill and others struggled to shape American policy before Pearl Harbour.

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