Parkinson, Roger BLOOD, TOIL, TEARS AND SWEAT: The War History from Dunkirk to Alamein, based on the War Cabinet papers of 1940 to 1942
New York: David McKay Company, Inc., (1973). 0246105879 / 9780246105875 First U.S. edition. Blue cloth with faded gilt lettering to the spine, Hardcover. Light soiling to the page edges, else near fine; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket with minor wear and creasing to the shelf edges. 539 pages, four maps, sources, bibliography, major figures involved, index of names, and a general index.
A sequel to Parkinson's previous volume PEACE FOR OUR TIME, which covered the events leading to Dunkirk. This history is drawn from newly released official records and diaries and memoirs of participants in the strategic decision-making process.