The Churchill War Papers: The Ever Widening War, (Volume 3: 1941) / Edition 1

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Overview

The much-anticipated third volume of Churchill's fascinating papers.
The year 1941 "opens in storm," Winston Churchill wrote to President Roosevelt on New Year's Day. This critical year of World War II is brought before us here in the letters, telegrams, diaries, memoranda, Cabinet minutes, and speeches of Churchill and his closest colleagues. Of particular interest to American readers will be Churchill's many messages to Roosevelt that year as the United States inches closer to an alliance with Britain, culminating in the Atlantic Charter in August and the American entry into the war four months later.
The War Papers put us at Churchill's side during some of the most tumultuous events in world history and offer an unparalleled view of his leadership qualities, his character, and his achievements. This is truly history as it was lived, in the war whose outcome formed the modern world.
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“The legions of Churchill admirers will certainly, and voraciously, examine this excellently edited collection.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780393019599
  • Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/1/2001
  • Series: Churchill War Papers Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1821
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 2.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965) was prime minister of Great Britain during World War I. Throughout his long and distinguished political career, his writing was prolific. Churchill received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953.

Sir Martin Gilbert, the distinguished official biographer of Churchill, is a fellow at Merton College, Oxford. His impressive body of work includes Churchill: A Life, The Holocaust, and The Second World War: A Complete History. In 1995, he was knighted for services to British history and international relations, and in 2009, he was appointed to the British Government’s Iraq War Inquiry. He lives in London.

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Table of Contents

Preface xi
Acknowledgements lvii
Sources and Bibliography lxii
January 1941 1
February 1941 166
March 1941 292
April 1941 434
May 1941 584
June 1941 742
July 1941 878
August 1941 1021
September 1941 1146
October 1941 1290
November 1941 1397
December 1941 1537
Appendices 1719
Maps 1727
Index 1747
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  • Posted November 26, 2008

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    a great work

    war papers three bring us to 1941 when the war egulfed the world sir martin write in great dtails about it in that book .

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