Never Surrender: Winston Churchill and Britain's Decision to Fight Nazi Germany in the Fateful Summer of 1940

John Kelly (Author)

Product Details

Scribner Book Company
Publish Date
November 15, 2016
5.6 X 1.0 X 8.4 inches | 0.75 pounds
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About the Author

John E. Kelly, PhD, is a senior lecturer in archaeology at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. His interest and expertise is in Eastern North American archaeology with a focus on the central Mississippi River Valley and the cultural developments related to Mississippian culture, especially the Cahokia site. His research is centered upon the role of ritual, iconography, and kinship in the mix of ingredients that contribute to the emergence of urbanism at Cahokia and the greater Mississippian world and their role in the design and configuration of this unique cultural landscape.


WWII scholar John Kelly triumphs again with Never Surrender.-- "Vanity Fair"
"For lovers of minute-by-minute history, [Never Surrender] is a feast."-- "Jesse Kornbluth at Head Butler"
"With his masterly touch at bringing history alive, John Kelly makes his readers feel as though they are in anxious London during the fateful days of 1940. Never Surrender brims with dozens of illuminating scenes accompanying the unforgettable presence of Winston Churchill and his indomitable will."--David Maraniss, author of Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story "Jesse Kornbluth at Head Butler"
A glorious book.--Simon Winchester, author of Pacific: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World's Superpowers "Jesse Kornbluth at Head Butler"
This is an outstanding, gripping read by a popular historian. It blends colorful biographies, pungent anecdotes and a solid grasp of the great strategic issues that weighed on decision-makers in 1940.'--Geoffrey Wawro, author of A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire "Jesse Kornbluth at Head Butler"
"John Kelly writes brilliantly."

--Judy Collins "Jesse Kornbluth at Head Butler"