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Churchill's Bunker: The Cabinet War Rooms and the Culture of Secrecy in Wartime London

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Presents a history of the Cabinet War Rooms, describing how they developed, the lives of the people who lived and worked there, and how Churchill interacted with his staff.

About the Author

Professor Richard Holmes is one of Britain’s most distinguished historians. He is Professor of Military and Security Studies at Cranfield University and the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, and he has presented seven BBC TV series, including In the Footsteps of Churchill. He was general editor of the Oxford Companion to Military History and is the author of over twenty books, the most recent being a much-praised biography of the first Duke of Marlborough.

Table of Contents

The story behind the secret — The blast of war — Running the show — Life in the bunker — The bunker goes abroad — From nerve centre to museum.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780300160468
Subtitle:
The Cabinet War Rooms and the Culture of Secrecy in Wartime London
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Author:
Holmes, Richard
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Publication Date:
20100330
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
246

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