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A Daughter's Tale : The Memoir Of Winston Churchill's Youngest Child (2012)
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Call Number MEMOIRS/941/SOAMES,M

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Published: New York : Random House, [2012]
Edition:  1st U.S. ed
Description:  viii, 356 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9780812993332 (acid-free paper), 0812993330 (acid-free paper),
Language:  English


The youngest daughter of Winston Churchill recalls her childhood spent roaming the family's country estate, her position as one of her father's most trusted companions, and her service as a gunner in the women's auxiliary during World War II

Chartwell child -- A widening world -- Sisters and cousins -- Growing up with grown-ups -- Family affairs -- A bright life and a darkening horizon -- Clearing the decks -- A year to remember -- At Chequers -- Decisions-- decisions-- decisions -- "A soldier's life is terrible hard--" -- Battery life -- An officer and a gentlewoman -- "Subaltern George" -- Testing times -- Doodlebugs -- Paris again -- Europe arise! -- Triumph and disaster -- "Civvy Street"

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