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Manchester, William, 1922-2004
The last lion, Winston Spencer Churchill. [Vol. 3], Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965 / William Manchester & Paul Reid
Alternate Title Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965
Last lion. Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965
1st ed
New York, NY : Little, Brown & Co., c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  DA566.9.C5 M263 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965
Subject(s) Cold War -- Biography
Prime ministers -- Great Britain -- Biography
World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography
Subject Great Britain -- History -- George VI, 1936-1952
Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth II, 1952-
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 20th century
Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Physical Description xvi, 1182 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [1055]-1112) and index
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
Summary 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
NOTE 521700
Alternate Author Reid, Paul, 1949-

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