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By CONNOR DANIELS
When Churchill took a harder line with Stalin at Yalta, he was consistent with his policy always to oppose the greater enemy.
Tags: Connor Daniels, Ivan Maisky, John Charmley, Joseph Stalin, Pat Buchanan, Sean McMeekin, The Spectator, Winston S. Churchill, Yalta Conference,
By CHRISTOPHER C. HARMON
Hopkins to Churchill, 1942: “‘Where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God’…Even to the end.”
Tags: Alan Brooke, Alfred Wedemeyer, Archibald MacLeish, Brendan Bracken, Christopher C. Harmon, Cordell Hull, Edwin “Pa” Watson, Eleanor Roosevelt, Ernest King, Franklin Roosevelt, George Marshall, Harry Hopkins, Henry Stimson, James Byrnes, John Winant, Joseph Kennedy, New Deal, Pamela Harriman, Robert Sherwood, Wedemeyer, William Leahy, Winston S. Churchill, Yalta Conference,
By JOHN H. MATHER, MD
How accurate were Churchill’s doctor’s diaries? Lord Moran was a skillful and devoted physician, less fastidious as a recorder of events.
Tags: 616, Charles Wilson, Hastings Ismay, John Colville, John H. Mather, Lord Moran, Russell Brain, Thomas Dunhill, Winston S. Churchill, Yalta Conference,
By WARREN F. KIMBALL
For non-Russian-reading researchers, this book is indispensable. For aficionados of the history of the Second World War, it is a thought-provoking delight.
Tags: David Reynolds, Franklin Roosevelt, Ivan Maisky, Josef Stalin, Oleg Rzheshevsky, Teheran Conference, Vladimir Pechatnov. Vyacheslav Molotov, Warren F. Kimball, Winston S. Churchill, Yalta Conference,
By RICHARD M. LANGWORTH
McKinstry is thorough and scrupulously fair. Unlike too many historians today, he goes in with no axes to grind. He simply tells the story, backed by a voluminous bibliography, extensive research and private correspondence. In scope and balance, the book reminds us of Arthur Herman’s Gandhi and Churchill—another elegant account of two contentious figures. Like Herman, McKinstry captures Churchill’s generosity of spirit, and his rival’s greatness of soul.
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