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The last lion, Winston Spencer Churchill. [Vol. 3], Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965

Author: William Manchester; Paul Reid
Publisher: New York, NY : Little, Brown & Co., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Spanning the years of 1940-1965, this third volume in Manchester's monumental biography the Last Lion picks up shortly after Winston Churchill became Prime Minister-when his tiny island nation stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi Germany and continues through Churchill's fight against the rising tide of communism.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Manchester; Paul Reid
ISBN: 9780316547703 0316547700
OCLC Number: 812338145
Description: xvi, 1182 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: The Lion, hunted --
Cyclone : May-December 1940 --
The rapids : January-December 1941 --
Vortex : December 1941-November 1942 --
Crosscurrents : November 1942-December 1943 --
Pilot : December 1943-June 1944 --
Anchorage : June 1944-May 1945 --
Ebb tide : 1945-1955 --
Postscript : 1955-1965.
Other Titles: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965
Last lion.
Responsibility: William Manchester & Paul Reid.

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"Of five notable books about Churchill in recent years, the most remarkable is William Manchester and Paul Reid's "Defender of the Realm."" "Dennie Hall, The Oklahoman""

 
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