The Gathering Storm

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1986 - History - 724 pages
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The step-by-step decline into war, with Churchill becoming prime minister as "the tocsin was about to sound."
 

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Review: The Second World War, Volume 1: The Gathering Storm (The Second World War #1)

User Review  - Glyn Longden - Goodreads

Rating: 7.5/10. The first of Churchhill's six volume history of WW II. Churchill was an excellent writer who documents pretty well everything he writes about. In this book, his warnings about the rise ... Read full review

Review: The Second World War, Volume 1: The Gathering Storm (The Second World War #1)

User Review  - Richard - Goodreads

I've had the goal of reading Winton Churchill's six-volume "History of World War II" for some time. I read and thoroughly enjoyed this first volume, from Mariner Books. These are among the least ... Read full review

Contents

Chattel Prtjf i THE FOLLIES OF THE VICTORS 19191929
3
The Hitlerite Aggressions 265
15
PEACE AT ITS ZENITH 19221931
18
in LURKING DANCERS
35
ADOLF HITLER
47
THE LOCUST YEARS 19311935
60
THE DARKENING SCENE 1934
81
vu AIR PARITY LOST 19341935
99
CZECHOSLOVAKIA
250
xvn THE TRAGEDY OF MUNICH
268
xvin MUNICH WINTER
289
PRAGUE ALBANIA AND THE POLISH GUARANTEE
305
THE SOVIET ENIGMA
322
ON THE VERGE
341
Chapter Page
361
The German and Polish Concentrations September I 1939
397

vin CHALLENGE AND RESPONSE 1935
117
PROBLEMS OF AIR AND SEA 19351939
132
Scapa Flow 385
140
SANCTIONS AGAINST ITALY 1935
148
R STRIKES 1936
169
LOADED PAUSE SPAIN 19361937
186
xin GERMANY ARMED 19361938
202
MR EDI N AT THE FOREIGN OFFICE His RESIGNA TION
215
THE RAPE OF AUSTRIA February 1938
232
Diagram of Scheldt Line and MeuscAntwerp Line
432
Scapa Flow Sinking of H M S Royal Oak
441
Diagrams illustrating the Action against the Graf Spec
467
Russian Attack on Finland December 1939
486
Norway 1940
585
THE FINAL PHASE
586
xxxvin THE FALL OF THE GOVERNMENT
593
MISCELLANEOUS
603
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The grandson of the former British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill, Winston S. Churchill is an author whose books include the best-selling Six Days of War. He was a journalist; former war correspondent; and a member of the British Parliament from 1970-1997.

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