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Author Name    Macleod, Roderick and Kelly, Denis, editors. (General Sir Edmund Ironside)

Title   THE IRONSIDE DIARIES, 1937-1940.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   Reprint

Publisher   London Constable 1963

Seller ID   29224

434 pp, 9" H. Blue cloth with gilt lettering/decoration on spine. B&w photographs, maps. Contents: Time Unguarded: 1937-1939 (The Man and the Diaries / Eastern Command and the Meeting with Hitler / Mr. Winston Churchill and Mr. Hore-Belisha / Annus Horribilis: 1939 / Chief of the Imperial General Staff); The Second World War (Organization and Plans / France / The Naked Army / The Royal Air Force / Plan D: The Advance into Belgium / Friction with the Secretary of State / The End of 1939); Scandinavia (Russia attacks Finland / The Western Front / Cabinet Indecisions: The Collapse of Finland / The Lull / Norway: The Landings / Norway: Defeat and Withdrawal); The Battle of France (The German Break-Through / Prelude to Dunkirk); Home Defence (Calais and Dunkirk / Invasion of England? / Retirement); Epilogue: An Extract from Ironside's Diary, August 18, 1940; Appendices (A Paper addressed by Ironside to the C.I.G.S. / Ironside's Letter to Gort / Notes of C.I.G.S.'s Visit to B.E.F. / Copy of C.I.G.S.'s Telegram to S. of S. / List of Personalities Referred to in the text); Index. Previous owner's name/place on front pastedown, book is slightly cracked at picture locations, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, a few tiny scuffs at bottom of spine, very light edge wear.

Edmund  Ironside,  British  Generals,  World  War  II,  Second  World  War,  Admiralty,  Air  Ministry,  Albert  Canal,  Andalsnes,  Anti-Aircraft  Defence,  Antwerp,  Belgium,  British  Army,  British  Empire,  British  Expeditionary  Force,  Neville  Chamberlain,  Chiefs  Of  Staff  Committee,  Winston  Churchill,  Edouard  Daladier,  Finland,  France,  French  Army,  General  Gamelin,  German  Air  Force,  Luftwaffe,  German  Army,  German  Navy,  Germany,  Viscount  Gort,  Great  Britain,  Lord  Halifax,  Adolf  Hitler,  Holland,  Leslie  Hore-Belisha,  Lulea,  General  Mackesy,  Maginot  Line,  Massy,  Meuse,  Middle  East,  Military  Co-Ordination  Committee,  Josjoen,  Namsos,  Narvik,  Cyril  Newall,  Norway,  Palestine,  Paris,  Poland,  Paul  Reynaud,  Royal  Air  Force,  RAF,  Royal  Navy,  Russia,  Saar,  Scandianvia,  Scheldt,  Siegfried  Line,  Somme,  Oliver  Stanley,  Sweden,  Trondheim,  Turkey,  United  States,  War  Cabinet,  Vincennes,  War  Office,  General  Weygand,  Carton  De  Wiart,  Diaries,  Personal  Reminiscences,  Eastern  Command,  Imperial  General  Staff,  Calais,  Dunkirk,  Sea  Lion. 

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