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The Resource Five days in London, May 1940, John Lukacs

Five days in London, May 1940, John Lukacs

Label
Five days in London, May 1940
Title
Five days in London, May 1940
Statement of responsibility
John Lukacs
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1924-2019
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lukacs, John
LC call number
D750
LC item number
.L85 1999
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Great Britain
  • Halifax, Edward Frederick Lindley Wood
  • Churchill, Winston
  • Halifax, Edward Frederick Lindley Wood
  • Churchill, Winston S.
Label
Five days in London, May 1940, John Lukacs
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Hinge of Fate -- The turning point. Two accounts -- The awesomeness of the German tide -- Black Fortnight -- Problems of British morale -- Distrust of Churchill -- Opinions and sentiments -- "Outwardly calm, inwardly anxious." -- Friday, 24 May -- Hitler's halt order -- The Germans before Dunkirk -- Calais -- Hitler and the Conservatives -- The two Rights -- Chamberlain -- Appeasers -- Halifax -- The War Cabinet -- Churchill and Roosevelt -- The British press -- "A slight increase in anxiety and a slight decrease in optimism." -- Saturday, 25 May -- An English weekend -- The French: Weygand and Petain -- Halifax and the Italian ambassador -- Churchill and the Defence Committee -- "Depression is quite definitely up." -- Sunday, 26 May -- An agitated day -- Three meetings of the War Cabinet -- Chamberlain, Halifax, Churchill -- Disagreements between Halifax and Churchill -- Scarcity of news: "A mandate to delay judgment and not to worry." -- "In Westminster Abbey." -- Monday, 27 May -- What was happening at Dunkirk -- The Belgians surrender -- American considerations -- Three War Cabinets and a walk in the garden -- "You'd have been better off playing cricket." -- Tuesday, 28 May -- Morale, opinion, and the press -- "We cannot possibly starve the public in this way." -- Foreigners and refugees -- Churchill's instructions and the first War Cabinet -- His statement in the Commons -- The second War Cabinet -- Churchill's coup -- He comes through -- Survival -- A long-range view of the war -- The meaning of Dunkirk -- "It is time to face up to facts." -- Halifax redux -- An antiquated Britain -- Churchill and Europe -- Fortissimo
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xv, 236 p.
Isbn
9780300080308
Lccn
99027583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Five days in London, May 1940, John Lukacs
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Hinge of Fate -- The turning point. Two accounts -- The awesomeness of the German tide -- Black Fortnight -- Problems of British morale -- Distrust of Churchill -- Opinions and sentiments -- "Outwardly calm, inwardly anxious." -- Friday, 24 May -- Hitler's halt order -- The Germans before Dunkirk -- Calais -- Hitler and the Conservatives -- The two Rights -- Chamberlain -- Appeasers -- Halifax -- The War Cabinet -- Churchill and Roosevelt -- The British press -- "A slight increase in anxiety and a slight decrease in optimism." -- Saturday, 25 May -- An English weekend -- The French: Weygand and Petain -- Halifax and the Italian ambassador -- Churchill and the Defence Committee -- "Depression is quite definitely up." -- Sunday, 26 May -- An agitated day -- Three meetings of the War Cabinet -- Chamberlain, Halifax, Churchill -- Disagreements between Halifax and Churchill -- Scarcity of news: "A mandate to delay judgment and not to worry." -- "In Westminster Abbey." -- Monday, 27 May -- What was happening at Dunkirk -- The Belgians surrender -- American considerations -- Three War Cabinets and a walk in the garden -- "You'd have been better off playing cricket." -- Tuesday, 28 May -- Morale, opinion, and the press -- "We cannot possibly starve the public in this way." -- Foreigners and refugees -- Churchill's instructions and the first War Cabinet -- His statement in the Commons -- The second War Cabinet -- Churchill's coup -- He comes through -- Survival -- A long-range view of the war -- The meaning of Dunkirk -- "It is time to face up to facts." -- Halifax redux -- An antiquated Britain -- Churchill and Europe -- Fortissimo
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xv, 236 p.
Isbn
9780300080308
Lccn
99027583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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