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Five Days in Philadelphia

1940, Wendell Willkie, and the Political Convention That Freed FDR to Win World War II

by Charles Peters

  • 220 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by PublicAffairs .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: Second World War,
  • Elections & referenda,
  • Political Process - Political Parties,
  • Political Parties,
  • U.S. Elections And Voting,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • United States - 20th Century (1900-1945),
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Political History,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • 1940,
  • Biography,
  • Election,
  • Political candidates,
  • Presidents,
  • United States,
  • World War, 1939-1945

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8820740M
    ISBN 101586484508
    ISBN 109781586484507

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