Triumph and Tragedy - Winston Churchill

Triumph and Tragedy

The Second World War

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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
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Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 768
ISBN: 9780141441771
Utgave: 6. utg.
Format: 20 x 13 cm
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BOOK I THE TIDE OF VICTORY





D Day

3(12)




Normandy to Paris

15(19)




The Pilotless Bombardment

34(16)




Attack on the South of France?

50(13)




Balkan Convulsions. The Russian Victories

63(12)




Italy and the Riviera Landing

75(17)




Rome. The Greek Problem

92(12)




Alexander's Summer Offensive

104(9)




The Martyrdom of Warsaw

113(16)




The Second Quebec Conference

129(14)




Advance in Burma

143(10)




The Battle of Leyte Gulf

153(12)




The Liberation of Western Europe

165(15)




Prelude to a Moscow Visit

180(17)




October in Moscow

197(16)




Paris

213(16)




Counter-stroke in the Ardennes

229(18)




British Intervention in Greece

247(20)




Christmas at Athens

267(20)




BOOK II THE IRON CURTAIN





Preparations for a New Conference

287(15)




Yalta: Plans for World Peace

302(17)




Russia and Poland: The Soviet Promise

319(21)




Yalta: Finale

340(13)




Crossing the Rhine

353(14)




The Polish Dispute

367(19)




Soviet Suspicions

386(13)




Western Strategic Divergences

399(13)




The Climax: Roosevelt's Death

412(12)




Growing Friction With Russia

424(16)




The Final Advance

440(14)




Alexander's Victory in Italy

454(9)




The German Surrender

463(17)




An Uneasy Interlude

480(15)




The Chasm Opens

495(13)




The End of the Coalition

508(12)




A Fateful Decision

520(12)




The Defeat of Japan

532(13)




Potsdam: The Atomic Bomb

545(15)




Potsdam: The Polish Frontiers

560(18)




The End of My Account

578(101)




Appendices





List of Abbreviations

587(1)




List of Code-Names

588(1)




Prime Minister's Directives, Personal Minutes, and Telegrams, June 1944-July 1945

589(67)




The Attack on the South of France

656(9)




Monthly Totals of Shipping Losses, British, Allied, and Neutral, June 1944-August 1945

665(1)




Prime Minister's Victory Broadcast, May 13,1945

666(8)




The Battle of the Atlantic: Merchant Ships Sunk by U-boat: The Last Phase

674(1)




Ministerial Appointments, June 1944-May 1945

675(4)
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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.