The Battle

The Battle

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This text is an attempt to recreate the circumstances of the summer of 1940, looking at questions the conflict raised, such as: how close did Britain really come to invasion?; what were Hitler and Churchill's intentions?; and what was the real effect of the battle on World War II's outcome?
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Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 12mm | 140.61g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 014100357X
  • 9780141003573

Table of contents

The setting; the adversaries; the battle; a victory of sports.
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About R. J. Overy

Richard Overy is one of Britain's most distinguished historians. His major works include The Bombing War, Interrogations and The Dictators.
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