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The End of the Beginning

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In 1942, British troops are stranded in the desert, struggling to hold back Rommel's Afrika Corps. Hitler's armies have reached Moscow, and there are murmurs of discontent at home as new doubts emerge about Churchill's leadership. Elsewhere in Europe, there is chilling evidence of the mounting persecution of the Jews, stretching from Poland to the Channel Islands. For many, it seems there is little hope. As in their acclaimed bestseller "Finest Hour", the authors use the personal testimony of ordinary people to tell the story of the war at a moment of great crisis. In "The Beginning of the End", we meet again some of the people first encountered in "Finest Hour", and get to know many more. Troops fighting for Montgomery in the desert, RAF pilots bombing German towns, a young Jewish woman deported to Auschwitz from Guernsey, the reality of the Home Front - these stories and many more paint a vivid picture of human endeavour in time of war.;And, sixty years on from the Battle of Alamein, "The End of the Beginning" tells the controversial truth about one of the most famous battles in history - the importance of its lesser-known predecessor and the months of bitter in-fighting between the Allied generals. With precision and compassion, Phil Craig and Tim Clayton again debunk the myths and explore the realities of a crucial year in the history of Britain.

Edited to fit on 2 cassettes, running to c2hr.  Read by Timothy West, Gareth Armstrong & Sandra Duncan.

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Author(s):
Tim Clayton & Phil Craig
Condition:
New
EAN-13:
9781840324259
Edition:
Abridged Edition
Format:
Cassette tape
ISBN-10:
1840324259
ISBN-13:
9781840324259
Number of items:
1
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton Audio Books
Title:
The End of the Beginning

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BRAND NEW AND SEALED

In 1942, British troops are stranded in the desert, struggling to hold back Rommel's Afrika Corps. Hitler's armies have reached Moscow, and there are murmurs of discontent at home as new doubts emerge about Churchill's leadership. Elsewhere in Europe, there is chilling evidence of the mounting persecution of the Jews, stretching from Poland to the Channel Islands. For many, it seems there is little hope. As in their acclaimed bestseller "Finest Hour", the authors use the personal testimony of ordinary people to tell the story of the war at a moment of great crisis. In "The Beginning of the End", we meet again some of the people first encountered in "Finest Hour", and get to know many more. Troops fighting for Montgomery in the desert, RAF pilots bombing German towns, a young Jewish woman deported to Auschwitz from Guernsey, the reality of the Home Front - these stories and many more paint a vivid picture of human endeavour in time of war.;And, sixty years on from the Battle of Alamein, "The End of the Beginning" tells the controversial truth about one of the most famous battles in history - the importance of its lesser-known predecessor and the months of bitter in-fighting between the Allied generals. With precision and compassion, Phil Craig and Tim Clayton again debunk the myths and explore the realities of a crucial year in the history of Britain.

Edited to fit on 2 cassettes, running to c2hr.  Read by Timothy West, Gareth Armstrong & Sandra Duncan.

Author(s):
Tim Clayton & Phil Craig
Condition:
New
EAN-13:
9781840324259
Edition:
Abridged Edition
Format:
Cassette tape
ISBN-10:
1840324259
ISBN-13:
9781840324259
Number of items:
1
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton Audio Books
Title:
The End of the Beginning

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