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Author Pitt, Barrie.

Title Churchill and the Generals
Published Havertown : Pen and Sword, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (205 pages)
Series Pen & Sword Military Classics ; Number 36
Pen & Sword military classics (Series) ; no. 36
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Maps; Foreword; Prologue: May 7th 1940; 1 Débâcle in France; 2 The Battle of Britain; 3 Wavell's Thirty Thousand; 4 Wavell's Eclipse; 5 Barbarossa and Pearl Harbor; 6 Disaster in the Desert; 7 The Winning Team; 8 The Critical Months; 9 Victory in North Africa; 10 Italy and the Allies; 11 The Aegean Venture; Epilogue; Notes; Index
Summary This book vividly brings alive the dramatic situation facing Europe and the Allies after the loss of Dunkirk. Churchill and his generals - Alexander, Brooke, Wavell and Montgomery - were faced with many disasters that required courageous decisions in order to pursue their aim of victory. This is the inside story of the situations they faced, the decisions they made and the outcome of those choices. An incredible portrayal of the courage, the nerve and the commitment of those brave men who affected the course of history
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Subject Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965 -- Military leadership.
Generals -- Great Britain.
Generals -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Diplomatic history.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1306863678
1473813166
178383384X
9781306863674
9781473813168
9781783833849