COUNTDOWN TO WAR - A Personal Memoir of Europe 1938-1940.
William Kimber, London, 1988, 1st edn., 229pp, 12pp half tone photo ills., map in text, black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, decorative montage dustwrapper by Pat Doyle, as a foreign correspondent for Fleet Street newspapers the author was ideally placed to record events being in Austria for the Anschluss, in Prague throughout the Munich crisis, saw Hitler drive through the Sudetenland, in Paris at the outbreak of war, reported on the phoney war from France, Belgium and Holland and the shooting war when Russia invaded Finland, in Brussels in May 1940 when the Germans attacked and escaped from Bordeaux after the fall of France, light bumps to upper and lower edges of lower bd., dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., a little sunned at spine, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Keywords: war ww2 politics finland france belgium munich germany