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The West Country at war

The West Country at war

reminiscences from refugees, evacuees and the home front

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Published by Broadcast Books in Bristol .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Lucinda Hersey and Catherine Mason.
ContributionsHersey, Lucinda., Mason, Catherine.
The Physical Object
Paginationix,182p. :
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22295789M
ISBN 101874092710
OCLC/WorldCa57751828

In World War II: The war in the west, September –June During their campaign in Poland, the Germans kept only 23 divisions in the west to guard their frontier against the French, who had nearly five times as many divisions mobilized. The French commander in chief, General Maurice-Gustave Gamelin, proposed an advance Read More.   Praise for The Rise of Germany, The War in the West, Volume 1: A Military History Book Club Main Selection “This is narrative history Brand: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

  For Professor Hanson, two activities dominated the lives of the Ancient Greeks; farming and fighting. In his later book, The Other Greeks, Dr. Hanson, now a fellow at the Hoover Institute at Stanford University and conservative political writer, explores the former. In this book, The Western Way of War, Dr. Hanson, explores the latter. In.   Teddy Roosevelt once exclaimed, "When I am in California, I am not in the West. I am west of the West," and in this book, Mark Arax spends four years travelling up and down the Golden State to explore its singular place in the world. This is California beyond the cliches. This is California as only a native son, deep in the dust, could draw it/5.

  The War in the West is a truly monumental history of the war on land, in the air, and at sea. In it, James Holland has created a captivating and epic narrative which redefines and enhances our understanding of one of the most significant conflicts in history/5. Home; Books As a historian, I try and carry out as much original research as possible and remind myself to look at the various aspects of the war I am studying with fresh eyes. As a writer, I want to produce books that are always entertaining, easy to read and follow, and which contain damn good stories. Not many people write both fiction and non-fiction, but I like doing both, and .


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