Grand Alliance - Winston Churchill

Grand Alliance

The Second World War

Winston Churchill's six-volume history of the cataclysm that swept the world remains the definitive history of the Second World War. Les mer
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Winston Churchill's six-volume history of the cataclysm that swept the world remains the definitive history of the Second World War.
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Forlag: Penguin Classics
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Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 848
ISBN: 9780141441740
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BOOK I GERMANY DRIVES EAST





The Desert and the Balkans

3(17)




The Widening War

20(14)




Blitz and Anti-Blitz. Hess

34(16)




The Mediterranean War

50(20)




Conquest of the Italian Empire

70(13)




Decision to Aid Greece

83(15)




The Battle of the Atlantic: The Western Approaches

98(20)




The Battle of the Atlantic: American Intervention

118(20)




Yugoslavia

138(18)




The Japanese Envoy

156(17)




The Desert Flank. Rommel. Tobruk

173(20)




The Greek Campaign

193(18)




Tripoli and ``Tiger''

211(13)




The Revolt in Iraq

224(14)




Crete: The Advent

238(14)




Crete: The Battle

252(18)




The Fate of the ``Bismarck''

270(17)




Syria

287(11)




General Wavell's Final Effort: ``Battleaxe''

298(17)




The Soviet Nemesis

315(22)




BOOK II WAR COMES TO AMERICA





Our Soviet Ally

337(16)




An African Pause. Defence of Tobruk

353(20)




My Meeting with Roosevelt

373(12)




The Atlantic Charter

385(16)




Aid to Russia

401(22)




Persia and the Middle East

423(22)




The Mounting Strength of Britain

445(20)




Closer Contacts with Russia

465(13)




The Path Ahead

478(16)




Operation ``Crusader'': Ashore, Aloft, and Afloat

494(20)




Japan

514(23)




Pearl Harbour!

537(18)




A Voyage Amid World War

555(17)




Proposed Plan and Sequence of the War

572(15)




Washington and Ottawa

587(17)




Anglo-American Accords

604(15)




Return to Storm

619(168)




APPENDICES





List of Abbreviations

633(1)




List of Code Names

634(1)




Prime Minister's Personal Minutes and Telegrams, January-June 1941

635(59)




Estimated British and German Air Strengths, December 1940

694(3)




Monthly Totals of Shipping Losses, British, Allied, and Neutral, for 1941

697(1)




Military Directives and Minutes, January-June 1941

698(12)




Prime Minister's Personal Minutes and Telegrams, July-December 1941

710(48)




Prime Minister's Telegrams to the Government of Australia

758(4)




The British Purchasing Commission in the United States: Directive by the Prime Minister of August 11, 1941

762(2)




The Anglo - American - Russian Conference: General Directive by the Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, September 22, 1941

764(4)




Fleet Dispositions in the Indian Ocean: Correspondence between the Prime Minister and the First Lord and First Sea Lord, August 1941

768(6)




Tanks for the Middle East

774(5)




Naval Directives and Minutes, March-December 1941

779(5)




Ministerial Appointments for the year 1941

784(3)
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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.