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The Roar of the Lion: The Untold Story of Churchill's World War II Speeches

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The popular story of Churchill's war-time rhetoric is a simple one: the British people were energized and inspired by his speeches, which were almost universally admired and played an important role in the ultimate victory over Nazi Germany. Richard Toye now re-examines this accepted national story - and gives it a radical new spin.
Using survey evidence and the diaries of
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Hardcover, 309 pages
Published November 7th 2013 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published January 1st 2013)
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Interesting to read how Churchill's speeches were written to influence allies, potential allies and enemies as well as the domestic population. Nothing has changed as the war of words over Syria continues.
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