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. Read full review
This is a very shrewd I sight, by one so young.
He displays an understanding not shown by
His father, who displayed an anti British trait, in
Realising Nazism had to be stopped at all cost.He is a loss to the world.
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