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Darkest hour : how Churchill brought England back from the brink / Anthony McCarten.

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  • 7 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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  • ISBN: 9780062749512
  • ISBN: 006274951X
  • Physical Description: xii, 316 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2017]

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Includes bibliographic references (pages 269-305) and index.
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A house divided -- The social wastrel -- A leader falls -- The Holy Fox -- The Great 'Dictator' -- Blood, toil, tears and sweat -- The worsening situation -- Fear, doubts and pressures from within -- Cabinet crisis and leadership -- 'Fight on the beaches' -- Epilogue: if the truth be told.
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May, 1940. Britain is at war. The horrors of blitzkrieg have seen one western European democracy after another fall in rapid succession to Nazi boot and shell. Invasion seems mere hours away. Just days after becoming Prime Minister, Winston Churchill must deal with this horror-as well as a skeptical King, a party plotting against him, and an unprepared public. Pen in hand and typist-secretary at the ready, how could he change the mood and shore up the will of a nervous people?
Subject: Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965.
World War, 1939-1945 > Great Britain.
Great Britain > Politics and government > 1936-1945.
Political leadership > Great Britain > History > 20th century.
Prime ministers > Great Britain > Biography.

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