Gathering Storm - Winston Churchill

Gathering Storm

The Second World War

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Winston Churchill's six-volume history of the Second World War.
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Forlag: Penguin Classics
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 752
ISBN: 9780141441726
Format: 20 x 13 cm
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BOOK I FROM WAR TO WAR 1919--1939





The Follies of the Victors, 1919--1929

3(15)




Peace at its Zenith, 1922--1931

18(17)




Lurking Dangers

35(12)




Adolf Hitler

47(13)




The Locust Years, 1931--1935

60(21)




The Darkening Scene, 1934

81(18)




Air Parity Lost, 1934--1935

99(18)




Challenge and Response, 1935

117(15)




Problems of Air and Sea, 1935--1939

132(16)




Sanctions Against Italy, 1935

148(21)




Hitler Strikes, 1936

169(17)




The Loaded Pause. Spain, 1936--1937

186(16)




Germany Armed, 1936--1938

202(13)




Mr. Eden at the Foreign Office. His Resignation

215(17)




The Rape of Austria, February 1938

232(18)




Czechoslovakia

250(18)




The Tragedy of Munich

268(21)




Munich Winter

289(16)




Prague, Albania, and the Polish Guarantee

305(17)




The Soviet Enigma

322(19)




On the Verge

341(20)




BOOK II THE TWILIGHT WAR September 3, 1939--May 10, 1940





War

361(15)




The Admiralty Task

376(19)




The Ruin of Poland

395(9)




War Cabinet Problems

404(17)




The Front in France

421(14)




The Combat Deepens

435(13)




The Magnetic Mine

448(11)




The Action Off the River Plate

459(19)




Scandinavia. Finland

478(16)




A Dark New Year

494(18)




Before the Storm

512(16)




The Clash at Sea

528(17)




Narvik

545(12)




Trondheim

557(14)




Frustration in Norway

571(15)




Norway: The Final Phase

586(7)




The Fall of the Government

593(62)




Appendices. I: Miscellaneous





A Conversation with Count Grandi

607(1)




My Note on the Fleet Air Arm

608(3)




Memorandum on Supply Organisation

611(2)




My Statement on the Occasion of the Deputation of Conservative Members of Both Houses to the Prime Minister, July 28, 1936

613(6)




Comparative Output of First-line Aircraft

619(1)




Tables of Naval Strength, September 3, 1939

620(6)




Minute of September 12, 1939: Plan ``Catherine''

626(2)




New Construction and Reconstruction, October 8 and 21, 1939

628(3)




New Construction Programmes, 1939--1940

631(1)




Fleet Bases, November 1, 1939

632(3)




Naval Aid to Turkey, November 1, 1939

635(1)




The Black-out, November 20, 1939

636(2)




The Magnetic Mine, 1939--1940

638(5)




Extract from War Diary of U.47, November 28, 1939

643(1)




``Cultivator No. 6'', November 1939

644(2)




British Merchant Vessels Lost by Enemy Action, September 1939 to April 1940

646(1)




Operation ``Royal Marine'', March 4, 1940

647(2)




Naval Losses in the Norwegian Campaign, April--June 1940

649(6)




II: First Lord's Minutes

655(40)
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Winston S. Churchill (1874-1965) was prime minister of Great Britain from 1940 to 1945 and from 1951 to 1955. A prolific writer, whose works include The Second World War and A History of the English-Speaking Peoples, Churchill was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1953.