Why England Slept

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W. Funk, 1961 - Disarmament - 252 pages
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An appraisal of the tragic event of the thirties that led to World War II, giving an account of England's unpreparedness for war and a atudy of the short-commings of democracy when confronted by the menace of totalitarism.

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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

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JFK wrote this while in collage and pubished in mid 1940, partly in response to Churchills' 1938 book "while England Slept". In his introduction he answers churchill this way ""... it appears ... Read full review


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