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In command of history

Reynolds, David

In command of history

Churchill fighting and writing the Second World War

by Reynolds, David

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Published by Allen Lane in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Churchill, Winston, -- Sir, -- 1874-1965.,
  • Churchill, Winston, -- Sir, -- 1874-1965,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Historiography,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, English -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    StatementDavid Reynolds
    GenrePersonal narratives, English
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 645 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages645
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17151072M
    ISBN 100713998199

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