How Churchill Saved Civilization: The Epic Story of 13 Years That Almost Destroyed the Civilized World

How Churchill Saved Civilization: The Epic Story of 13 Years That Almost Destroyed the Civilized World

by John Harte

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781510712379
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date: 01/03/2017
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 640,709
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

John Harte served in the RAF in the Second World War. He later became an investigative journalist on post-war Fascism. Before retiring from a business career to write books, he was a Managing Director of several companies. He lives in Ottawa, Ontario (Canada).

Table of Contents

Author's Preface ix

1 England at the Center of the World 1

2 The Master of Germany 11

3 A Force of Nature 23

4 The Art of Deception 33

5 A Thin Slice at a Time 41

6 The Munich Crisis 47

7 The Phony War 53

8 Blitzkrieg 79

9 The Battle of Britain 93

10 France Falls 103

11 Anglo-Saxon Attitudes 109

12 War in the Air 125

13 Secret Service 143

14 The Desert War 151

15 The Killer Instinct 163

16 The Desert Fox 175

17 The Anglo-American Alliance 185

18 The Race for Tunis 195

19 The Russian Campaign 203

20 The Battle for Stalingrad 209

21 The Way Ahead 221

22 Gateway to Europe 231

23 The Soft Underbelly 235

24 Hitler's Secret Weapons 247

25 D-Day 259

26 Drones Over London 273

27 Victory 279

28 Collective Guilt 295

Acknowledgments 315

About the Author 317

Sources and Endnotes 319

Index 339

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