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The traitors : a true story of blood, betrayal and deceit
The traitors : a true story of blood, betrayal and deceit
Ireland, Josh, 1981-2018
Articles
September 1939. For years now Britain has been rudderless, divided and grievously unequal. Successive governments have floundered as they struggled to cope with economic misery at home and machinations abroad. When war breaks out the imperiled nation achieves the unity and purpose that has eluded it for more than a decade. It is a time of heroism and sacrifice in which many thousands of soldiers and civilians give their lives. But some Britons choose a different path, renegades who will fight for the Third Reich until its gruesome collapse in 1945. This book tells the stories of four such men: the chaotic, tragic John Amery; the idealistic but hate-filled William Joyce; the cynical, murderous conman Harold Cole; and Eric Pleasants, an iron-willed pacifist and bodybuilder who wants no part in this war.
Author:
Imprint:
London : John Murray, 2018.
Collation:
324 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm
Notes:
Originally published: 2017.Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781473620353 (pbk)
Dewey class:
941.0840922941.084092941.084
Language:
English
BRN:
2624692
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