Churchill's War Lab

Churchill's War Lab : Code Breakers, Scientists, and the Mavericks Churchill Led to Victory

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Churchill's War Lab reveals how Churchill's passion for military history, his inimitable leadership style, and his dedicated support of radical ideas would lead to new technologies and tactics that would enable an allied victory. no war generated more incredible theories, technical advances, and scientific leaps. from the development of radar and the decoding brilliance of Bletchley Park to the study of the D-Day beaches and the use of bouncing bombs, Churchill's War Lab is an exciting new take on Churchill as a complex, powerful, and inventive war leader.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 30.48mm | 498.95g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 159020851X
  • 9781590208519
  • 945,724

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Praise for "Churchill's War Lab"
"["Churchill's War Lab"] is a valuable addition to WWII history, to the history of modern technology, and of course to Churchilliana." -- "Booklist"

"Well-researched...It is a good overview of how a visionary leader must encourage and coordinate the talents of various personalities and organizations to achieve a common goal...Fast-paced and informative book." --"Library Journal"

"A vivid and fast- paced retelling of Churchill's remarkable career--from callow war correspondent to battle-hardened leader of men--takes centre stage." -- "Financial Times"
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About Taylor Downing

Taylor Downing is an award-winning television producer and historian. He was educated at Cambridge and has been managing Director and Head of History at flashback television for many years. He is the author of the bestselling "Battle Stations" and "Cold War."
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