WE SHALL FIGHT THEM ON THE BEACHES

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WE SHALL FIGHT THEM ON THE BEACHES
Defying Napoleon and Hitler, 1805 and 1940
  • ISBN/SKU: 9781591149477
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Era: WWII
  • Number of Pages: 480
  • Subject: History
  • Date Available: October 2009
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Brian Lavery, an established authority on the Napoleonic Wars and World War II, articulates the parallels and defining features of these tumultuous periods in our history. He looks at the style and competence of politicians and military commanders and the leadership and example of great men such as Horatio Nelson and Winston Churchill and examines unexplored official papers. He also considers the war situation as seen by such literary greats as Jane Austen and Evelyn Waugh, as well as the opinions of volunteers and servicemen. It provides a unique insight into two distinct periods during which the British national identity was forged and strengthened.

 

Brian Lavery is one of Britain's top naval historians and is curator emeritus at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. He is the author of Churchill's Navy, Churchill Goes to War, and Nelson's Navy, among other books.

 

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