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Churchill defiant : fighting on, 1945-1955

Author: Barbara Leaming
Publisher: New York : Harper, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Recounts Winston Churchill's second term as prime minister and his mission to win a lasting peace, waging war with both his closest colleagues and his most indispensable allies, the Americans, to persuade them to negotiate with the Soviets.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Leaming
ISBN: 9780061337581 0061337587
OCLC Number: 521753929
Description: vi, 355 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: You will, but I shall not: Berlin, July 1945 --
Face facts and retire: London, 1945 --
Sans soucis et sans regrets: Lake Como, September 1945 --
Old man in a hurry: London, October 1945 --
The wet hen: St James's Palace, 1946 --
Winnie, Winnie, go away: Miami Beach, Florida, 1946 --
Imperious Caesar: Southampton, England, 1946 --
Plots and plotters: Hyde Park Gate, 1947 --
Before it is too late: Westminster Abbey, November 1947 --
The dagger is pointed: La Capponcina, Cap d'Ail, France, August 1949 --
Another glass of your excellent champagne: Venice, 1951 --
White with the bones of Englishmen: London, October 1951 --
Naked among mine enemies: New York, January 1952 --
I live here, don't I? London, 1952 --
If nothing can be arranged: Jamaica, January 1953 --
The abdication of Diocletian: Buckingham Palace, 1953 --
I have a right to be heard! Bermuda, December 1953 --
An obstinate pig: aboard the Queen Elizabeth, July 1954 --
The "R" word: Westminster Hall, November 1954.
Responsibility: Barbara Leaming.

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Recounts Winston Churchill's second term as prime minister and his mission to win a lasting peace, waging war with both his closest colleagues and his most indispensable allies, the Americans, to persuade them to negotiate with the Soviets.

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