UNRELENTING STRUGGLE by Winston S.  Churchill


War Speeches
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Previous records show that Churchill's books creep slowly on to best seller lists, and stay there a long time. This one forms virtually a step by step history of the war, starting with the death of Chamberlain, and carrying through December, 1941 -- a period in which the fall of Greece and Crets, the invasion of Russia, the successes in Syria and Iran, the sinking of the Hood (and the retaliation in the sinking of the Bismarck), the rising tide of the Free French, the pendulum swing of the Libyan campaign, the spur of Lease-Lend, the horror of the hostage system, the swift onslaught of the Japanese from December 7th on:- all this and more through his speeches, not only to Parliament, but over the air, on special occasions both sides of the water. And always that perfect balance between challenge, realism, drama.
Pub Date: Oct. 21st, 1942
ISBN: 0836924509
Page count: 371pp
Publisher: Little, Brown
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Kirkus Reviews Issue: Oct. 1st, 1942


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