Auntie'S war: The bbc During the Second World war [Audiobook] download free by Edward Stourton

Auntie'S war: The bbc During the Second World war Audiobook download free by Edward Stourton
  • Listen audiobook: Auntie'S war: The bbc During the Second World war
  • Author: Edward Stourton
  • Release date: 2018/4/28
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Entertainment
  • ISBN: 9781784160791
  • Rating: 8.7 of 10
  • Votes: 794
  • Review by: Dante Estes
  • Review rating: 9.84 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/26
  • Duration: 5H22M33S in 256 kbps (86.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-18
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, WAV, MPEG4, WMA, FLAC, AC3, MPC (compression RAR, TAR.XZ, ZIP, CHM, TAR.LZO, CBC)
  • Total pages original book: 432
  • Includes a PDF summary of 36 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 27M23S (7.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: 'An engaging, balanced and thoroughly researched history. It is often a moving and amusing tale containing plenty of mavericks and colourful episodes.' (Lawrence James, The Times)Auntie's War is a love letter to radio. The British Broadcasting Corporation is a British institution unlike any other, and its story during the Second World War is also our story. This was Britain's first total war, engaging the whole nation, and the wireless played a crucial role in it. For the first time, news of the conflict reached every living room - sometimes almost as it happened; and at key moments:- Chamberlain's announcement of war- The Blitz- The D-Day landings - De Gaulle's broadcasts from exile- Churchill's fighting speechesRadio offered an incomparable tool for propaganda; it was how coded messages, both political and personal, were sent across Europe, and it was a means of sending less than truthful information to the enemy. Edward Stourton is a sharp-eyed, wry and affectionate companion on the BBC's wartime journey, investigating archives, diaries, letters and memoirs to examine what the BBC was and what it stood for. Auntie's War is an incomparable insight into why we have the broadcast culture we do today.A BBC RADIO 4: BOOK OF THE WEEK
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Radio & Television Industry, International Institutions, Media, Information & Communication Industries, Social & Cultural History, Propaganda, Military History, World War 2 Books, Radio, British & Irish History
  • Download servers: MyUpload, FileServe, Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, 4Shared, Mediafire, FreakShare, Teamplace. Compressed in RAR, TAR.XZ, ZIP, CHM, TAR.LZO, CBC
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.52 USD
  • Dimensions: 127x198x26mm
  • Weight: 293g
  • Printed by: Black Swan
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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