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Tuesday, May 11 2010

Citizens of London: The Americans Who Stood with Britain in Its Darkest, Finest Hour

In the chaos-filled days of June 1940, with their future bordering on the calamitous, the British hoped the United States would pay more attention to them than they had to Europe.


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Wednesday, May 19 2010

A wide-ranging and entertaining account of Americans' experience of London during WWII.

Among other critical figures, Edward R. Murrow's radio dispatches during the Battle of Britain helped make the war more real and vivid for millions of Americans, and thus helped forge the friendship between the nations that we enjoy today.


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