4 edition of Battles in Britain and their political background found in the catalog.
Battles in Britain and their political background
by Hippocrene Books in New York
Includes bibliographies and indexes.
|Statement||William Seymour ; drawings and battle plans by W. F. N. Watson.|
|LC Classifications||DA50 .S47|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 v. :|
|LC Control Number||75034555|
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: Battles in Britain and Their Political Background: (Wordsworth Collection) (): William Seymour: Books5/5(1). Battles in Britain and their political background Hardcover – January 1, by William Seymour (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings.
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New York: Hippocrene Books, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: # Battles--Great Britain. Genre/Form: History Military history: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Seymour, William, Battles in Britain and their political background.
Battles in Britain and their political background by William Seymour and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at An account of the major battles fought on British soil from together with an assessemnt of the commanders and their strategies and analysis of the historical background and results of the Battle plans, weapon development and the location of the battlefields are also given.
Battles in Britain was to appear intwo volumes, with the division falling after the battle of Pinkie Cleuch ().
Due to financial stringency(?), the Wordsworth edition is published within one set of covers with - unfortunately -two contents pages, two prefaces and two indexes.
These should have been combined and the pages numbered consecutively. If you’re looking for the story of the “Battle of Britain,” the campaign during the summer of when the RAF defended the United Kingdom against the Luftwaffe, this ain’t it.
Only about a third of the book is devoted to what the author calls “The Battle above Britain”.Cited by: 4. Start your review of Britain's War: I: Into Battle, A very good book to read about Britain's prep and early days of World War 2; especially after I read "Wages of Destruction" about Germany's development.
The book covers a bit more about the political battle that I was interested in, but otherwise it's first rate. A detailed account of all the major battles fought on British soil from to This text sets them against their political and historical background, and provides an analysis of each action and the results of the battles.
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This book covers The Battle of Britain in great detail, spending time on key players, the beginning of war, life under the Nazi government, background on Hitler, Goering, and Goebbels, and background on Churchill.
There are dozens of characters, mostly pilots in the RAF and Luftwaffe/5. The book is beautifully illustrated and provides a sufficient overview of each of the battles described. However, it fails to deliver on why the battles changed history and because of the chronological presentation, makes a series of battles in war impossible to follow/5().
Battles in Britain: The Wordsworth Military Library covers the breadth of military history, including studies of individual leaders and /5. Get this from a library. Battles in Britain: and their political background. Vol. 1, [William Seymour; William Francis Norman Watson]. Battle of Britain, during World War II, the successful defense of Great Britain against unremitting and destructive air raids conducted by the German air force (Luftwaffe) from July through Septemberafter the fall of y for the Luftwaffe in the air battle would have exposed Great Britain to invasion by the German army, which was then in control of the ports of France only a.
If you’re looking for the story of the “Battle of Britain,” the campaign during the summer of when the RAF defended the United Kingdom against the Luftwaffe, this ain’t it. Only about a third of the book is devoted to what the author calls “The Battle above Britain”/5().
Before the Battle of Britain Germany (Nazis) had already taken over most of Europe, and France has already fallen to the Axis powers.
Britain was the only powerful country left in Europe that the Nazis had not conquered. Also Britain was Hitler's last enemy at the moment and by taking them out Germany could easily take over the rest of Europe.
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