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The Longest Night: The Bombing of London on May 10, 1941

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The Longest Night reveals the untold story of the horrific bombing raid that almost brought Britain to military collapse - using extensive survivors' testimony and previously classified documents to reveal just how close the Luftwaffe came to total victory. This vivid, dramatically told account depicts how fate shifted based on Hitler's mistaken belief that he'd actually lost the air war over Britain - and portrays the unsurpassed, "we-can-take-it" bravery of the British people when they'd been pushed beyond all human endurance.

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Drawing upon eyewitness accounts, Mortimer delivers the first in-depth account of the World War II air raid--London, May 10, 1941--that almost defeated England.

About the Author

Gavin Mortimer has published articles in such publications as London Evening Standard, Observer, Guardian, Esquire, BBC History, and Rugby World. The Longest Night is his first book to be published in the United States.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780425211830
Author:
Mortimer, Gavin
Publisher:
Berkley Publishing Group
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military-World War II General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Publication Date:
20061031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9.04 x 6 x 1.07 in 0.93 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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