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Five Days in London: May 1940

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Synopsis:

The period May 24-28 1940 altered the course of history as members of the British War Cabinet debated whether to negotiate with Hitler or to continue the war. These five days are the focus of Lukacs' book. Conveying their drama and importance he takes us into the unfolding events at 10 Downing Street while investigating the mood of the people.

Synopsis:

The days from May 24-28, 1940, altered the course of history as the members of the British War Cabinet debated whether to negotiate with Hitler or continue the war. The importance and drama of these five days are captured in a literary narrative from a prolific historian. Illustrations.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-227) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780300080308
Author:
Lukacs, John
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Author:
Lukacs, John
Location:
New Haven :
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
Political History
Subject:
Great Britain Politics and government 1936-1945.
Subject:
World War, 19
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20010811
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
illus.
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5 in 0.5 lb

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Product details 256 pages Yale University Press - English 9780300080308 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The period May 24-28 1940 altered the course of history as members of the British War Cabinet debated whether to negotiate with Hitler or to continue the war. These five days are the focus of Lukacs' book. Conveying their drama and importance he takes us into the unfolding events at 10 Downing Street while investigating the mood of the people.
"Synopsis" by , The days from May 24-28, 1940, altered the course of history as the members of the British War Cabinet debated whether to negotiate with Hitler or continue the war. The importance and drama of these five days are captured in a literary narrative from a prolific historian. Illustrations.
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