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Second World War 6: Triumph and Tragedy

Second World War 6: Triumph and Tragedy

Author: Winston Churchill
Series: Second World War Ser.
$35.00(NZD)  inc GST
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In the final volume of the six-volume series The Second World War, the tide of war has turned in the Allies' favor--and Japan's surrender is imminent. Even so, the Allies find themselves powerless to halt the advance of Russia and lay the groundwork for lasting peace--and Churchill himself is seeing his time of leadership come to a close.

In this book, Churchill provides us a glimpse not only of his own political diminishment at the end of the war, but of his predictions on the state of relations between Russia and the West--later fulfilled by the advent of the Cold War.

Churchill's definitive history of World War II is extraordinary--both for the breadth and depth of its historical scope and the personal perspective of its writer, a man who not only lived in these times, but shaped them.

Author description
Winston S. Churchill (1874-1965) was prime minister of Great Britain from 1940 to 1945 and from 1951 to 1955. A prolific writer, whose works include The Second World War and A History of the English-Speaking Peoples, Churchill was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1953.
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General Fields

  • : 9780141441771
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : May 2005
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 32mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 940.53
  • : 752
  • : Illustrations, maps
  • : Winston Churchill