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The speeches of Winston Churchill

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Sources.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited with an introduction by David Cannadine.
ContributionsCannadine, David, 1950-
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,355p. :
Number of Pages355
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22321124M
ISBN 100140128131

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