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Churchill"s Secret Weapons

The Story of Hobart"s Funnies

by Patrick Delaforce

  • 162 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Robert Hale Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: Second World War,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Europe,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Historical - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Historical,
  • CHURCHILL, WINSTON, SIR, 1874-1965,
  • TANKS (MILITARY SCIENCE),
  • WORLD WAR, 1939-1945_EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES,
  • Military - World War II

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9390539M
    ISBN 100709067224
    ISBN 109780709067221
    OCLC/WorldCa43968785


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In a highly secret specially trained network of civilian volunteer men was formed who would fight on as the British Resistance after the expected invasion. Contact Info Casemate Publishers Lawrence Road Havertown PA t: () e: [email protected] Ihave not become the King's First Minister in order to preside over the liquidation of the British Empire," Winston Churchill famously declared in That passion for empire did not, however.

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Mukerjee, who is no historian, gets herself entangled in three separate and contentious issues. Set during the summer ofChurchill’s Secret tells a little-known part of Winston Churchill’s great life story. Having suffered a life-threatening stroke, which his inner circle conspired to hide from the public, the film charts the course of Churchill’s (played by Cranford’s Michael Gambon) remarkable recovery with the help of his spirited nurse (Emma’s Romola Garai).

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