The Second World War, Volume 1 by Winston S. Churchill
The Gathering Storm

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The step-by-step decline into war, with Churchill becoming prime minister as "the tocsin was about to sound."
 

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Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, PC, DL, FRS, Hon. RA (30 November 1874 - 24 January 1965) was a British Conservative politician and statesman known for his leadership of the United Kingdom during World War II. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the century, he served as Prime Minister twice (1940-45 and 1951-55). A noted statesman and orator, Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a historian, a writer, and an artist. He is the only British prime minister to have received the Nobel Prize in Literature, and was the first person to be made an Honorary Citizen of the United States.
 
Published June 30, 2010 by RosettaBooks. 756 pages
Genres: History, War, Travel. Non-fiction

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Pub Date: April 24th, 1950 ISBN: 0395410576 Page count:...

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A careful comparison of the LIFE serialization with the finished book indicates that while a better job of editing has been done, there is still in the book a flavor or the Churchill who dominated the war years that the cutting has somehow lost.

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