Clayton, Tim,

The end of the beginning / Tim Clayton & Phil Craig. - x, 438 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour) ; 24 cm

Includes bibliographical references (pages 421-428) and index.

1942-British troops are stranded in the desert, Hitler's armies have reached Moscow, and there are murmurs of discontent on the homefront. The authors use the personal testimony of ordinary people to debunk the myths and explore the realities of a crucial year in British history.

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El Alamein, Battle of, Egypt, 1942.
World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain.
World War, 1939-1945--Social aspects--Great Britain.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, British.

Great Britain--History--George VI, 1936-1952.

D766.9 / .C53 2002