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The Resource Citizens of London : the Americans who stood with Britain in its darkest, finest hour, Lynne Olson

Citizens of London : the Americans who stood with Britain in its darkest, finest hour, Lynne Olson

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Citizens of London : the Americans who stood with Britain in its darkest, finest hour
Title
Citizens of London
Title remainder
the Americans who stood with Britain in its darkest, finest hour
Statement of responsibility
Lynne Olson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The behind-the-scenes story of how the United States forged its wartime alliance with Britain, told from the perspective of three key American players in London: Edward R. Murrow, Averell Harriman, and John Gilbert Winant
Summary
The behind-the-scenes story of how the United States forged its wartime alliance with Britain, told from the perspective of three key American players in London: Edward R. Murrow, Averell Harriman, and John Gilbert Winant
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ALA Notable Book, 2011.
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338167
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Olson, Lynne
Dewey number
940.54012
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Great Britain
  • United States
  • Great Britain
  • United States
  • Murrow, Edward R
  • Harriman, W. Averell
  • Winant, John G.
  • Churchill, Winston
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Churchill, Winston
  • Harriman, W. Averell
  • Murrow, Edward R
  • Winant, John G.
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Diplomatic history
  • Diplomatic relations
  • Military leadership
  • Military relations
  • Great Britain
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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the Americans who stood with Britain in its darkest, finest hour
Label
Citizens of London : the Americans who stood with Britain in its darkest, finest hour, Lynne Olson
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 441-449) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Contents
"There's no place I'd rather be than in England" -- "You are the best reporter in all of Europe" -- The opportunity of a lifetime -- "He seems to get confidence in having us around" -- Members of the family -- "Mr. Harriman enjoys my complete confidence" -- "I want to be in it with you -- from the start" -- "Pearl Harbor attacked?" -- Creating the alliance -- "An Englishman spoke in Grosvenor Square" -- "He'll never let us down" -- "Are we fighting Nazis or sleeping with them?" -- The forgotten allies -- "A caul of privilege" -- "A chase pilot -- first, last, and always" -- "Crossing the ocean doesn't automatically make you a hero" -- "You will find us lining up with the Russians" -- "Would the damn thing work?" -- Crisis in the alliance -- "Finis" -- "I shall always feel that I am a Londoner" -- "We all lost a friend in 'im."
Control code
ocn715171581
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Random House trade pbk. ed.
Extent
xix, 471 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780812979350
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)715171581
Label
Citizens of London : the Americans who stood with Britain in its darkest, finest hour, Lynne Olson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 441-449) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"There's no place I'd rather be than in England" -- "You are the best reporter in all of Europe" -- The opportunity of a lifetime -- "He seems to get confidence in having us around" -- Members of the family -- "Mr. Harriman enjoys my complete confidence" -- "I want to be in it with you -- from the start" -- "Pearl Harbor attacked?" -- Creating the alliance -- "An Englishman spoke in Grosvenor Square" -- "He'll never let us down" -- "Are we fighting Nazis or sleeping with them?" -- The forgotten allies -- "A caul of privilege" -- "A chase pilot -- first, last, and always" -- "Crossing the ocean doesn't automatically make you a hero" -- "You will find us lining up with the Russians" -- "Would the damn thing work?" -- Crisis in the alliance -- "Finis" -- "I shall always feel that I am a Londoner" -- "We all lost a friend in 'im."
Control code
ocn715171581
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Random House trade pbk. ed.
Extent
xix, 471 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780812979350
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)715171581

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