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Citizens of London : the Americans who stood with Britain in its darkest, finest hour / Lynne Olson.

Olson, Lynne (Author).
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West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 940.54 OLS (Text) 31951004292709 Main Floor - New Donations Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0812979354
  • ISBN: 9780812979350
  • Physical Description: xix, 482 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: 2011 Random House trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes excerpt from the author's book: Last Hope Island (pages [475]-482).
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [399]-449) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
"There's no place I'd rather be than in England" -- "You are the best reporter in all of Europe" -- The opportunity of a lifetime -- "He seems to get confidence in having us around" -- Members of the family -- "Mr. Harriman enjoys my complete confidence" -- "I want to be in it with you -- from the start" -- "Pearl Harbor attacked?" -- Creating the alliance -- "An Englishman spoke in Grosvenor Square" -- "He'll never let us down" -- "Are we fighting Nazis or sleeping with them?" -- The forgotten allies -- "A caul of privilege" -- "A chase pilot -- first, last, and always" -- "Crossing the ocean doesn't automatically make you a hero" -- "You will find us lining up with the Russians" -- "Would the damn thing work?" -- Crisis in the alliance -- "Finis" -- "I shall always feel that I am a Londoner" -- "We all lost a friend in 'im."
Summary, etc.:
The behind-the-scenes story of how the United States forged its wartime alliance with Britain, told from the perspective of three key American players in London: Edward R. Murrow, Averell Harriman, and John Gilbert Winant.
Subject: Murrow, Edward R.
Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986
Winant, John G. (John Gilbert), 1889-1947
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965 > Military leadership.
World War, 1939-1945 > Diplomatic history
Alliances > History > 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 > United States
World War, 1939-1945 > Great Britain.
Great Britain > Foreign relations > United States
United States > Foreign relations > Great Britain
Great Britain > Military relations > United States.
United States > Military relations > Great Britain.

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