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Waiting For Hitler: Voices From Britain On The Brink Of Invasion

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In late summer 1940, Hitler told his army to prepare to invade England. The nation waited, breathless with tension, for the Nazi threat to become real.

Acclaimed author Midge Gillies gathers together the personal accounts of those who still remember this time, with written sources from contemporary press reports, to diaries and letters, to illustrate and recreate the fear,
Published (first published September 27th 2012)
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Ellie Holmes
Aug 08, 2015 Ellie Holmes rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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A fascinating account of the summer of 1940, a summer quite unlike any other in British history.

Midge Gilles perfectly captures the growing tension as the people of a nation waited for an invasion everyone thought inevitable. Ordinary lives were turned upside down and the extraordinary became normal. Britain on the Brink is the perfect subtitle.

You are left with two overriding thoughts after reading this book. The first is how unprepared we really were, the second is wondering how modern gener
Jun 06, 2016 Simon rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Fascinating to get different views of the expected invasion.
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