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We shall never surrender : wartime diaries, 1939-1945

Author: Penelope Middelboe; Donald Fry; Christopher Grace
Publisher: London : Macmillan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the six long years of the Second World War the British psyche was changed irrevocably. 'We Shall Never Surrender' takes us through key moments in that six-year conflict through a range of distinct voices, professions and geographical locations.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Personal narratives, British
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penelope Middelboe; Donald Fry; Christopher Grace
ISBN: 9780230744325 023074432X
OCLC Number: 752265264
Description: 378 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction (starting p. 1) --
A note on the diary entries (starting p. 7) --
1. Outbreak --
Autumn 1939 (starting p. 9) --
2. Threat of Invasion --
Spring 1940 (starting p. 41) --
3. The Battle of Britain --
Autumn 1940 (starting p. 78) --
4. Germany Invades Russia --
Summer 1941 (starting p. 114) --
5. The World at War --
Winter 1941-2 (starting p. 142) --
6. Setbacks and Savagery --
Summer 1942 (starting p. 174) --
7. Hope of Victory --
Winter 1942-3 (starting p. 210) --
8. Preparations for a Cross-Channel Attack --
Autumn 1943 (starting p. 245) --
9. D-Day Landings --
Summer 1944 (starting p. 278) --
10. German Surrender --
Spring 1945 (starting p. 316) --
11. Japanese Surrender --
Summer 1945 (starting p. 352) --
Afterword (starting p. 367) --
Thanks and Text Acknowledgements (starting p. 375)
Responsibility: edited by Penelope Middelboe, Donald Fry and Christopher Grace.

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