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Finest Years: Churchill as Warlord 1940–45


Pre-eminent military historian Max Hastings presents Winston Churchill as he has never been seen before.

Winston Churchill was the greatest war leader Britain ever had. In 1940, the nation rallied behind him in an extraordinary fashion. But thereafter, argues Max Hastings, there was a deep divide between what Churchill wanted from the British people and their army, and what they were capable of delivering. Himself a hero, he expected others to show themselves heroes also, and was often…

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