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1940: Year of Legend, Year of History

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Hardcover, 254 pages
Published 1966 by Collins
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Dave
Feb 18, 2016 Dave rated it really liked it
"1940" is an enlightening book that holds up despite its age (it was published in 1966). Thompson does a superb job of presenting the year's events from the British point of view, and goes behind the scenes in British government to reveal how the change in leadership from Neville Chamberlain to Winston Churchill took place, and then evolved as France fell and the UK came under attack from the Luftwaffe. A good read on a pivotal moment in World War 2.
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