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Title Last hope island : Britain, occupied Europe, and the brotherhood that helped turn the tide of war /
Lynne Olson.
Author Olson, Lynne, author. (1)
Publisher Scribe Publications, Brunswick, Vic.
Published 2017.
ISBN 9781925322088 (Australia edition)
1925322084 (Australia edition)
9781911344063 (UK edition)
1911344064
MARC No ocn958587525
Pages xvi, 553 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Notes Published in Australia and United Kingdom by Scribe 2017.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 517-525) and index. "When the Nazi Blitzkrieg subjugated Europe in World War II, London became the safe haven for the leaders of seven occupied countries--France, Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, Norway, Czechoslovakia and Poland--who fled there to avoid imprisonment and set upgovernments in exile to commandeer their resistance efforts. The lone hold-out against Hitler's offensive, Britain became a beacon of hope to the rest of Europe, as prominent European leaders like French general Charles De Gaulle, Queen Wilhelmina of Holland, and King Haakon of Norway competed for Winston Churchill's attention while...
Subject Europeans England London History 20th century. (1)
Exiles England London History 20th century. (1)
Political refugees England London History 20th century. (1)
World War, 1939-1945 Governments in exile. (1)
World war, 1939-1945 Diplomatic history. (1)
World War, 1939-1945 Europe. (2)
World War, 1939-1945 Great Britain. (2)
Europe Politics and government 1918-1945. (1)
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Holdings Dargaville Non fiction 940. 534 OLS Issued

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