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