The Day We Went To War

Paperback | July 5, 2010

byTerry Charman

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11:15 am, 3 September 1939. Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain confirms the nation's fears by announcing that Britain is at war with Germany. Outbreak is the definitive history of the build-up to, outbreak and first few months of the Second World War. Drawing on the Imperial War Museum's extensive archives, this book features the personal stories of real men and women who lived through the startling events of that year, as well as those who were actively involved in the political negotiations and their aftermath. Featuring numerous photographs and the voices of key players, as well as contributions from well-known figures who were directly affected by the build up to war, Outbreak is a gripping record of an extraordinary year in British history.

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11:15 am, 3 September 1939. Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain confirms the nation's fears by announcing that Britain is at war with Germany. Outbreak is the definitive history of the build-up to, outbreak and first few months of the Second World War. Drawing on the Imperial War Museum's extensive archives, this book features the perso...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 7.81 × 5 × 1.12 inPublished:July 5, 2010Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0753519658

ISBN - 13:9780753519653

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from History made personal. A great primer on the beginnings of the Second World War, told through the perspectives of different people (great and small) from both sides of the fledgling conflict.
Date published: 2013-11-18