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The Resource "Blood, toil, tears and sweat" : the dire warning : Churchill's first speech as Prime Minister, John Lukacs

"Blood, toil, tears and sweat" : the dire warning : Churchill's first speech as Prime Minister, John Lukacs

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"Blood, toil, tears and sweat" : the dire warning : Churchill's first speech as Prime Minister
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"Blood, toil, tears and sweat"
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the dire warning : Churchill's first speech as Prime Minister
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John Lukacs
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eng
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On May 13, 1940, Winston Churchill stood before the House of Commons to deliver his first speech as Prime Minister. Europe was in crisis: Three days earlier, Germany had invaded France and the Low Countries. Facing only feeble resistance, Hitler's armies were rapidly sweeping westward. Churchill had little support within the British government when he rose to address it that day. He lacked confidence, both in himself and in his ability to lead his nation to victory, for he recognized far earlier than most the military genius of Adolph Hitler, and the potency of the German military. In Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sweat, the eminent historian and master storyteller John Lukacs recreates this pivotal moment in world history, and reveals Churchill as he has rarely been seen before: as a man both unsure of himself and deeply fearful of his nation's defeat
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1924-
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Lukacs, John
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Read by John Lee
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Yi, Chŏng
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  • Prime ministers
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
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adult
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"Blood, toil, tears and sweat" : the dire warning : Churchill's first speech as Prime Minister, John Lukacs
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (2hr., 54 min.))
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9780792755739
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11397813
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"Blood, toil, tears and sweat" : the dire warning : Churchill's first speech as Prime Minister, John Lukacs
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unknown
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digital storage
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other
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  • sz
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rdacarrier.
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not applicable
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unknown
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent.
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MWT11397813
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  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (2hr., 54 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9780792755739
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Media category
audio
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rdamedia.
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  • s
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11397813
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unknown
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access
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sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11397813
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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