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- DescriptionThe Battle of the Atlantic - the longest campaign of the Second World War and the most destructive naval campaign in all history - was crucial to the Allied victory. If the German U-boats had prevailed, the maritime artery across the Atlantic would have been severed. Mass hunger would have consumed Britain, and the Allied armies would have been prevented from joining in the invasion of Europe. There would have been D-Day. From senior members of the competing High Commands in London, Washington, Berlin and Moscow down to the humblest sailor, The Battle of the Atlantic tells the epic story of the decisions that led to victory, and the horror and humanity endured in those perilous seas.
- Author BiographyJonathan Dimbleby is a writer, broadcaster and film-maker. He is the chairman of BBC Radio 4's weekly Any Questions? programme and presented ITV's flagship weekly political programme, This Week, for over ten years. He is also the author of Destiny in The Desert: The Road to El Alamein, which was followed by his BBC 2 programme Churchill's Desert War. Both were highly acclaimed. In 2008 his five-part series on Russia was broadcast by BBC 2, accompanied by his book, Russia: A Journey to the Heart of a Land and Its People. His other books include Richard Dimbleby: A Biography, The Palestinians, The Prince of Wales: A Biography and The Last Governor.
- Author(s)Jonathan Dimbleby
- PublisherPenguin Books Ltd
- Date of Publication22/10/2015
- SubjectMilitary History
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- First Published2015
- Weight768 g
- Width153 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine40 mm
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