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The Resource In command of history : Churchill fighting and writing the Second World War, David Reynolds

In command of history : Churchill fighting and writing the Second World War, David Reynolds

Label
In command of history : Churchill fighting and writing the Second World War
Title
In command of history
Title remainder
Churchill fighting and writing the Second World War
Statement of responsibility
David Reynolds
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1952-
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Reynolds, David
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
D743.42
LC item number
.R48 2004
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prime ministers
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Churchill, Winston S
Label
In command of history : Churchill fighting and writing the Second World War, David Reynolds
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
  • Epilogue : July 1945.
  • p. 1
  • 1.
  • To write or not to write?.
  • p. 5
  • 2.
  • Contracts : Churchill against the publishers.
  • p. 13
  • 3.
  • Papers : Churchill against the bureaucrats.
  • p. 23
  • 4.
  • Reputation : Churchill against morality.
  • p. 36
  • 5.
  • Taking the plunge.
  • p. 49
  • I.
  • Gathering Storm, 1919-1940, 1946-1948
  • 6.
  • Setting a course.
  • p. 67
  • 7.
  • unnecessary road to Munich.
  • p. 91
  • 8.
  • Twilight for Chamberlain, new dawn for Churchill.
  • p. 111
  • 9.
  • Prophet of the past and the future.
  • p. 129
  • II.
  • Their Finest Hour, 1940, 1946-1949
  • 10.
  • Between memoir and history.
  • p. 147
  • 11.
  • 'Victory at all costs'.
  • p. 164
  • 12.
  • battle of Britain and the Mediterranean gamble.
  • p. 183
  • 13.
  • His finest hour.
  • p. 204
  • III.
  • Grand Alliance, 1941-1942, 1948-1950
  • 14.
  • 'In the event of your death'.
  • p. 221
  • 15.
  • crisis of spring 1941.
  • p. 230
  • 16.
  • Forging an alliance.
  • p. 253
  • 17.
  • 'Man of the half-century'.
  • p. 272
  • IV.
  • Hinge of Fate, 1942-1943, 1948-1951
  • 18.
  • 'The worst mess yet'.
  • p. 285
  • 19.
  • Asian deserters, desert victory, and the silence of Stalingrad.
  • p. 294
  • 20.
  • Second front - when, where, and how?.
  • p. 313
  • 21.
  • Fighting with allies - and colleagues.
  • p. 325
  • 22.
  • 'The best of Winnie's memoirs'.
  • p. 349
  • V.
  • Closing the Ring, 1943-1944, 1949-1952
  • 23.
  • Deadlines.
  • p. 363
  • 24.
  • Churchill and 'the Mediterranean strategy'.
  • p. 373
  • 25.
  • tyranny of 'overlord'.
  • p. 389
  • 26.
  • future of Europe.
  • p. 407
  • 27.
  • 'On the defensive'.
  • p. 418
  • VI.
  • Triumph and Tragedy, 1944-1945, 1950-1954
  • 28.
  • very diplomatic history.
  • p. 429
  • 29.
  • Overlord and underdog.
  • p. 443
  • 30.
  • unnecessary Cold War.
  • p. 464
  • 31.
  • 'It seems incredible'.
  • p. 487
  • 32.
  • Leaving it to history, 1955-65.
  • p. 506
  • Prologue: January 1965.
  • p. 523
Control code
b70015779171
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 645 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780713998191
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., ports
Label
In command of history : Churchill fighting and writing the Second World War, David Reynolds
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
  • Epilogue : July 1945.
  • p. 1
  • 1.
  • To write or not to write?.
  • p. 5
  • 2.
  • Contracts : Churchill against the publishers.
  • p. 13
  • 3.
  • Papers : Churchill against the bureaucrats.
  • p. 23
  • 4.
  • Reputation : Churchill against morality.
  • p. 36
  • 5.
  • Taking the plunge.
  • p. 49
  • I.
  • Gathering Storm, 1919-1940, 1946-1948
  • 6.
  • Setting a course.
  • p. 67
  • 7.
  • unnecessary road to Munich.
  • p. 91
  • 8.
  • Twilight for Chamberlain, new dawn for Churchill.
  • p. 111
  • 9.
  • Prophet of the past and the future.
  • p. 129
  • II.
  • Their Finest Hour, 1940, 1946-1949
  • 10.
  • Between memoir and history.
  • p. 147
  • 11.
  • 'Victory at all costs'.
  • p. 164
  • 12.
  • battle of Britain and the Mediterranean gamble.
  • p. 183
  • 13.
  • His finest hour.
  • p. 204
  • III.
  • Grand Alliance, 1941-1942, 1948-1950
  • 14.
  • 'In the event of your death'.
  • p. 221
  • 15.
  • crisis of spring 1941.
  • p. 230
  • 16.
  • Forging an alliance.
  • p. 253
  • 17.
  • 'Man of the half-century'.
  • p. 272
  • IV.
  • Hinge of Fate, 1942-1943, 1948-1951
  • 18.
  • 'The worst mess yet'.
  • p. 285
  • 19.
  • Asian deserters, desert victory, and the silence of Stalingrad.
  • p. 294
  • 20.
  • Second front - when, where, and how?.
  • p. 313
  • 21.
  • Fighting with allies - and colleagues.
  • p. 325
  • 22.
  • 'The best of Winnie's memoirs'.
  • p. 349
  • V.
  • Closing the Ring, 1943-1944, 1949-1952
  • 23.
  • Deadlines.
  • p. 363
  • 24.
  • Churchill and 'the Mediterranean strategy'.
  • p. 373
  • 25.
  • tyranny of 'overlord'.
  • p. 389
  • 26.
  • future of Europe.
  • p. 407
  • 27.
  • 'On the defensive'.
  • p. 418
  • VI.
  • Triumph and Tragedy, 1944-1945, 1950-1954
  • 28.
  • very diplomatic history.
  • p. 429
  • 29.
  • Overlord and underdog.
  • p. 443
  • 30.
  • unnecessary Cold War.
  • p. 464
  • 31.
  • 'It seems incredible'.
  • p. 487
  • 32.
  • Leaving it to history, 1955-65.
  • p. 506
  • Prologue: January 1965.
  • p. 523
Control code
b70015779171
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 645 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780713998191
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., ports

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