Churchill in his time
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Churchill in his time a study in a reputation 1939-1945. by Brian Gardner

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965,
  • Prime ministers -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [315]-336.

LC ClassificationsDA566.9.C5 G36
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 349 p.
Number of Pages349
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4592236M
LC Control Number77354503

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