The borrowed years, 1938-1941: America on the way to war
Re-creating the consciousness of America from 1938-1941, The Borrowed Years skillfully mingles the personal with the cataclysmic. It begins with a new generation of journalists--Murrow, Shirer, Severeid--bringing us the faraway voices of men named Chamberlain, Churchill, and Hitler, and tellsolationism and the woeful weakness of the U.S. military during that borrowed time when America lost its innocence. 20 photographs and 5 maps.
29 pages matching Wendell Willkie in this book
Results 1-3 of 29
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Admiral aircraft Allies ambassador American announced army asked Atlantic attack began Berlin bomb Britain British broadcast called campaign Chamberlain Charles Lindbergh chief Churchill command Committee Congress Cordell Hull Czechoslovakia Czechs defense delegates destroyers England Eric Sevareid Europe fight fleet force foreign France Franklin Franklin Roosevelt French George Marshall German going hand Harold Ickes Harry Hopkins heard Hitler Hopkins Hull isolationists Japan Japanese Kennedy knew later Lewis Lindbergh London look Luftwaffe Marshall military million Murrow nation naval navy Nazi Neville Chamberlain night Oahu party peace Pearl Harbor Pittsburgh planes Poland political President Roosevelt president's prime minister radio reported Republican secretary Senate September ships speech staff Stimson Szilard talk thought thousand tion Tokyo told took troops turned United uranium vote wanted Washington weeks Wendell Willkie White House Willkie Willkie's Winston Churchill wrote York