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Why England Slept is the published version of a thesis written by John F. Kennedy while in his senior year at Harvard College. Its title was an allusion to Winston Churchill's 1938 book While England Slept, which also examined the buildup of German power.
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- The First Edition Rare Books, LLC (US)
- Bookseller Inventory #
- Why England Slept
- Kennedy, John F
- First edition, first printing of Why England Slept by John F. Kennedy.
- Book condition
- Used - Very good
- Jacket condition
- very good
- Quantity available
- First Edition, First Printing
- Wilfred Funk, Inc
- Place of Publication
- New York
- Date published
- first edition Why England Slept, signed copy Why England Slept, Profiles in Courage Kennedy, The Enemy Within Kennedy, Thirteen Days Kennedy, To Seek A Newer World, The Pursuit of Justice Kennedy, Just Friends and Brave Enemies, Promises to Keep Kenn
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