Summer, 1940 The Battle of Britain

By: Parkinson, Roger

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Eye-witness accounts, official documents, maps and photographs of one of the most dramatic periods in Britain's history: the summer months of 1940. Roger Parkinson, a leading military historian, has drawn on extensive contemporary accounts and on hitherto unpublished documentation, up to the War Cabinet level, for a new view of these controversial events of World War II, in a telling and atmospheric recreation of those four tense months on 1940. Other elements of special interest in SUMMER, 1940: Parkinson's account of the decision-making process of the British and German High Commands; his descriptions of the actual battles for air supremacy; and new information on the air tactics of the Royal Air Force and the Luftwaffe. Thumb-size chip at bottom edge of front DJ panel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 236 pages; 30861

Title: Summer, 1940 The Battle of Britain

Author Name: Parkinson, Roger

Categories: WWII,

Edition: 1st America Edition

Publisher: NY, David McKay Company: 1977

ISBN Number: 0679507566

ISBN Number 13: 9780679507567

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Jacket

Seller ID: 30861

Keywords: World War II WWII HITLER Great Britain London Air-raid Shelter Night Fighter Pilots Churchill,