Hinge of Fate - Winston Churchill

Hinge of Fate

The Second World War

Winston Churchill's six-volume history of the cataclysm that swept the world remains the definitive history of the Second World War. Les mer
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Winston Churchill's six-volume history of the cataclysm that swept the world remains the definitive history of the Second World War.
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Forlag: Penguin Classics
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 960
ISBN: 9780141441757
Utgave: 4. utg.
Format: 20 x 13 cm
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BOOK I THE ONSLAUGHT OF JAPAN




I AUSTRALASIAN ANXIETIES

3




II THE SETBACK IN THE DESERT

18




III PENALTIES IN MALAYA

32




IV A VOTE OF CONFIDENCE

53




V CABINET CHANGES

65




VI THE FALL OF SINGAPORE

81




VII THE U—BOAT PARADISE

95




VIII THE LOSS OF THE DUTCH EAST INDIES

118




IX THE INVASION OF BURMA

134




X CEYLON AND THE BAY OF BENGAL

152




XI THE SHIPPING STRANGLEHOLD

167




XII INDIA: THE CRIPPS MISSION

181




XIII MADAGASCAR

197




XIV AMERICAN NAVAL VICTORIES THE CORAL SEA AND MIDWAY ISLAND

213




XV THE ARCTIC CONVOYS

228




XVI THE OFFENSIVE IN THE NETHER

248




XVII MALTA AND THE DESERT

260




XVIII "SECOND FRONT NOW!"

280




XIX THE MOLOTOV VISIT

292




XX STRATEGIC NATURAL SELECTION

309




XXI ROMMEL ATTACKS

319




XXII MY SECOND VISIT TO WASHINGTON

336




XXIII THE VOTE OF CENSURE

351
BOOK II AFRICA REDEEMED




XXIV THE EIGHTH ARMY AT BAY

371




XXV DECISION FOR "TORCH"

390




XXVI MY JOURNEY TO CAIRO CHANGES IN COMMAND

408




XXVII MOSCOW: THE FIRST MEETING

425




XXVIII MOSCOW: A RELATIONSHIP ESTABLISHED

436




XXIX RETURN TO CAIRO

452




XXX THE FINAL SHAPING OF "TORCH"

471




XXXI SUSPENSE AND STRAIN

493




XXXII SOVIET "THANK YOU"

505




XXXIII THE BATTLE OF ALAMEIN

526




XXXIV THE TORCH IS LIT

542




XXXV THE DARLAN EPISODE

565




XXXVI PROBLEMS OF VICTORS

581




XXXVII OUR NEED TO MEET

592




XXXVIII THE CASABLANCA CONFERENCE

604




XXXIX ADANA AND TRIPOLI

623




XL HOME TO TROUBLE

643




XLI RUSSIA AND THE WESTERN ALLIES

663




XLII VICTORY IN TUNIS

682




XLIII MY THIRD VISIT TO WASHINGTON

699




XLIV PROBLEMS OF WAR AND PEACE

715




XLV ITALY THE GOAL

726
APPENDICES




A. List of Abbreviations

747




B. List of Code-Names

748




C. Prime Minister's Personal Minutes and Telegrams, January 1942–May 1943

750




D. Singapore Defences. Memorandum by General Pownall

855




E. Monthly Totals of Shipping Losses, British, Allied, and Neutral, 1942

860




F. Promises about Post-War Conditions. The Beveridge Report

861




G. Ministerial Appointments for the Years 1942 and 1943

863




H. List of Some of the Senior Officers of the British and United States Forces holding High Appointments, 1942-43

871
INDEX875
Winston S. Churchill (1874-1965) was prime minister of Great Britain from 1940 to 1945 and from 1951 to 1955. A prolific writer, whose works include The Second World War and A History of the English-Speaking Peoples, Churchill was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1953.