In Command of History Churchill Fighting and Writing the Second World War by David Reynolds

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Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • British & Irish history: Second World War,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • British Isles,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Historiography,
  • Military - World War II,
  • General

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages656
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9500400M
ISBN 100465003303
ISBN 109780465003303

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