The Resource 1940 : the battles to stop Hitler, Mitch Peeke., (ebook)

1940 : the battles to stop Hitler, Mitch Peeke., (ebook)

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1940 : the battles to stop Hitler
Title
1940
Title remainder
the battles to stop Hitler
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Mitch Peeke.
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Battles to stop Hitler
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eng
Summary
The epic story of 1940 is not confined to the great air battle over England that summer; The Battle of Britain. Whilst that battle was indeed a major turning point in the course of the Second World War, it was only fought because of the ultimate outcome of the battle that preceded it. When Hitler's forces swiftly overran the Low Countries and then France, the remnants of the French and British Armies were trapped in a pocketed position around the channel port of Dunquerque. Militarily, that should have been the end of it. Trapped with their backs to the sea, the tired soldiers surely faced annihilation or capture. Hitler's Generals certainly thought so. But then Hitler made his first and biggest mistake. He listened to his old friend and commander of the German Air Force, Herman Goering. Instead of allowing his Armies to finish the job, he ordered them to halt. Goering had persuaded his Fuhrer to allow his Air Force to finish it instead. Goering failed, giving the British time to evacuate the stranded Armies from Dunqerque. The Battle of France was over, but now there would have to be a Battle of Britain, as Britain would now have to be eliminated as well; either by diplomacy, which wasn't likely, or by invasion. This was the prospect facing those in England at that time and this is the story of that momentous year
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Midwest
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Peeke, Mitch
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940.544
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • World War, 1939-1945
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adult
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1940 : the battles to stop Hitler, Mitch Peeke., (ebook)
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txt
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9781473858107
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12325453
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MWT12325453
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1940 : the battles to stop Hitler, Mitch Peeke., (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781473858107
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12325453
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12325453
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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