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In London during the Great War

Michael MacDonagh

In London during the Great War

the diary of a journalist

by Michael MacDonagh

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Published by Eyre and Spottiswoode in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • MacDonagh, Michael.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain -- London.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Michael MacDonagh.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 336 p. :
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19484088M

    A fascinating book that looks at ten of the most important turning points during the Second World War, starting with the British decision to stay in the war in and ending with the German decisions to declare war on the United States and to turn the persecution of the Jews into the Final Solution. Mollie Panter-Downes' letter was originally published in the New Yorker Magazine on September 9, , republished in The New Yorker Book of War Pieces (). How To Cite This Article: "London Goes to War, ," EyeWitness to History, ().

      Statistics of the military effort of the British Empire during the Great War, by Great Britain. War Office. Publication date Topics World War, Publisher London H.M. Stationery Off Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor University of Toronto Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto LanguagePages: The Great War and the British People, , p 36 and On regional differences see PENNELL C., A Kingdom United. Popular Responses to the Outbreak of the First World War in Britain and Ireland, Oxford , p (recruitment in London was not as high as in Author: Jerry White.

    Jack London on the Great War By Michael E. Hanlon. The world has turned many times since the day my father sold Jack London a newspaper at some boxing venue in San Francisco and the famous author and newspaper correspondent good-naturedly chatted with him briefly. That chance meeting long-ago, insured that London's works would be well. Book your tickets online for the top things to do in London, England on Tripadvisor: See 1,, traveler reviews and photos of London tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in May. We have reviews of the best places to see in London. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions.


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