The Resource Citizens of London : the Americans who stood with Britain in its darkest, finest hour, Lynne Olson

Citizens of London : the Americans who stood with Britain in its darkest, finest hour, Lynne Olson

Label
Citizens of London : the Americans who stood with Britain in its darkest, finest hour
Title
Citizens of London
Title remainder
the Americans who stood with Britain in its darkest, finest hour
Statement of responsibility
Lynne Olson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The behind-the-scenes story of how the United States forged its wartime alliance with Britain, told from the perspective of three key American players in London: Edward R. Murrow, Averell Harriman, and John Gilbert Winant
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
UPZ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Olson, Lynne
Dewey number
940.54012
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D748
LC item number
.O47 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murrow, Edward R
  • Harriman, W. Averell
  • Winant, John G.
  • Churchill, Winston
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Great Britain
  • United States
  • Great Britain
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
Citizens of London : the Americans who stood with Britain in its darkest, finest hour, Lynne Olson
Link
https://openlibrary.org/books/OL24088758M
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 441-449) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"There's no place I'd rather be than in England" -- "You are the best reporter in all of Europe" -- The opportunity of a lifetime -- "He seems to get confidence in having us around" -- Members of the family -- "Mr. Harriman enjoys my complete confidence" -- "I want to be in it with you -- from the start" -- "Pearl Harbor attacked?" -- Creating the alliance -- "An Englishman spoke in Grosvenor Square" -- "He'll never let us down" -- "Are we fighting Nazis or sleeping with them?" -- The forgotten allies -- "A caul of privilege" -- "A chase pilot -- first, last, and always" -- "Crossing the ocean doesn't automatically make you a hero" -- "You will find us lining up with the Russians" -- "Would the damn thing work?" -- Crisis in the alliance -- "Finis" -- "I shall always feel that I am a Londoner" -- "We all lost a friend in 'im."
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 471 pages, [16] pages of plates
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(CaSfIA)citizensoflondon0000olso
Label
Citizens of London : the Americans who stood with Britain in its darkest, finest hour, Lynne Olson
Link
https://openlibrary.org/books/OL24088758M
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 441-449) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"There's no place I'd rather be than in England" -- "You are the best reporter in all of Europe" -- The opportunity of a lifetime -- "He seems to get confidence in having us around" -- Members of the family -- "Mr. Harriman enjoys my complete confidence" -- "I want to be in it with you -- from the start" -- "Pearl Harbor attacked?" -- Creating the alliance -- "An Englishman spoke in Grosvenor Square" -- "He'll never let us down" -- "Are we fighting Nazis or sleeping with them?" -- The forgotten allies -- "A caul of privilege" -- "A chase pilot -- first, last, and always" -- "Crossing the ocean doesn't automatically make you a hero" -- "You will find us lining up with the Russians" -- "Would the damn thing work?" -- Crisis in the alliance -- "Finis" -- "I shall always feel that I am a Londoner" -- "We all lost a friend in 'im."
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 471 pages, [16] pages of plates
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(CaSfIA)citizensoflondon0000olso

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