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And of the last war , the four names which have really engraved themselves on
the popular memory are Mons , Ypres , Gallipoli and Passchendaele , every time
a disaster . The names of the great battles that finally broke the German armies ...
There was such a moment , unmistakably , at the time of the disaster in France .
After eight months of vaguely wondering what the war was about , the people
suddenly knew what they had got to do : first , to get the army away from Dunkirk
And while England in the moment of disaster proved to be short of every war
material except ships , it is not recorded that there was any shortage of motor cars
, fur coats , gramophones , lipstick , chocolates or silk stockings . And dare
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It seems harsh to criticise George Orwell's optimism when he implies that socialism has become inevitable: he was writing in 1941, I thought so in 1980. Sadly, Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher and ... Read full review