Why England Slept
Written by John F. Kennedy in 1940 when he was still in college and reprinted in 1961 when he was president, this book is an appraisal of the tragic events of the thirties that led to World War II. It is an account of England's unpreparedness for war and a study of the shortcomings of democracy when confronted by the menace of totalitarianism.
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John Kennedy's account of the period before World War II explaining the policy of appeasement --a bit odd since his father as US ambassador to Britain did not really support the war.
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I've had plenty of friends who thought JFK had good insight and vision, but I didn't understand what they meant until I read this book. His analytical sense was so keen that I thought that he was ...
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