The Resource "blood, toil, tears and sweat" : The Dire Warning—Churchill's First Speech as Prime Minister., John Lukacs, (downloadable audiobook)

"blood, toil, tears and sweat" : The Dire Warning—Churchill's First Speech as Prime Minister., John Lukacs, (downloadable audiobook)

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"blood, toil, tears and sweat" : The Dire Warning—Churchill's First Speech as Prime Minister.
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"blood, toil, tears and sweat"
Title remainder
The Dire Warning—Churchill's First Speech as Prime Minister.
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John Lukacs
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Language
eng
Summary
On May 13, 1940, Winston Churchill stood before the House of Commons to deliver his first speech as Prime Minister. Europe was in crisis: Three days earlier, Germany had invaded France and the Low Countries. Facing only feeble resistance, Hitler's armies were rapidly sweeping westward. Churchill had little support within the British government when he rose to address it that day. He lacked confidence, both in himself and in his ability to lead his nation to victory, for he recognized far earlier than most the military genius of Adolph Hitler, and the potency of the German military. In Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sweat, the eminent historian and master storyteller John Lukacs recreates this pivotal moment in world history, and reveals Churchill as he has rarely been seen before: as a man both unsure of himself and deeply fearful of his nation's defeat
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Lukacs, John
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Narrator: John Lee
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  • Lee, John
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  • Nonfiction
  • History
Target audience
adult
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"blood, toil, tears and sweat" : The Dire Warning—Churchill's First Speech as Prime Minister., John Lukacs, (downloadable audiobook)
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=167039
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Publication
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Unabridged
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digital storage
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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stereophonic
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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ocm00000002c4cc8e4-eece-4f44-b67b-522b4d1b0bc2
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unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
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  • online
  • electronic
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not applicable
Isbn
9780792755739
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(sound recording)
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  • audio
  • computer
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  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
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  • s
  • c
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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  • remote
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unknown
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2C4CC8E4-EECE-4F44-B67B-522B4D1B0BC2
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  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
"blood, toil, tears and sweat" : The Dire Warning—Churchill's First Speech as Prime Minister., John Lukacs, (downloadable audiobook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=167039
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm00000002c4cc8e4-eece-4f44-b67b-522b4d1b0bc2
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780792755739
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
2C4CC8E4-EECE-4F44-B67B-522B4D1B0BC2
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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