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British perceptions and the meaning of the war

Sean Francis Ryan

British perceptions and the meaning of the war

the government, the public and the fate of France, 1939-42.

by Sean Francis Ryan

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Published by University of Salford in Salford .
Written in English


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MPhil thesis, Politics and Contemporary History.

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