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

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From the acclaimed author of Troublesome Young Men comes a major new World War II history that describes the development of America's crucial wartime alliance with England that became so decisive in defeating Hitler.
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subject_facet Alliances -- History -- 20th century, Churchill, Winston, -- 1874-1965 -- Military leadership, Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- United States, Great Britain -- Military relations -- United States, Harriman, W. Averell -- (William Averell), -- 1891-1986, Murrow, Edward R, United States -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain, United States -- Military relations -- Great Britain, Winant, John G. -- (John Gilbert), -- 1889-1947, World War, 1939-1945 -- Diplomatic history, World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain, World War, 1939-1945 -- United States
table_of_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".
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title Citizens of London : the Americans who stood with Britain in its darkest, finest hour
title_display Citizens of London : the Americans who stood with Britain in its darkest, finest hour
title_full 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, Citizens of London [electronic resource] : the Americans who stood with Britain in its darkest, finest hour / Lynne Olson, Citizens of London [sound recording] : the Americans who stood with Britain in its darkest, finest hour / Lynne Olson
title_short Citizens of London :
title_sort citizens of london the americans who stood with britain in its darkest, finest hour
title_sub the Americans who stood with Britain in its darkest, finest hour
topic History, Military, Nonfiction
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