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The last lion, Winston Spencer Churchill : defender of the Realm, 1940-1965 / William Manchester & Paul Reid.

Authors: Manchester, William, 1922-2004.
Call number: B Churchill, Winston MAN
Publisher: New York, NY : Little, Brown & Co., c2012.
Publication date: c2012.
Subject: Cold War -- Biography.
Prime ministers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography.
Great Britain -- History -- George VI, 1936-1952.
Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth II, 1952-
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965.
Title: The last lion, Winston Spencer Churchill : defender of the Realm, 1940-1965 / William Manchester & Paul Reid.
Additional title: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965
Last lion. Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: xvi, 1182 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents note: The Lion, hunted -- Cyclone : May-December 1940 -- The rapids : January-December 1941 -- Vortex : December 1941-November 1942 -- Crosscurrents : November 1942-December 1943 -- Pilot : December 1943-June 1944 -- Anchorage : June 1944-May 1945 -- Ebb tide : 1945-1955 -- Postscript : 1955-1965.
Summary note: Spanning the years of 1940-1965, this third volume in Manchester's monumental biography the Last Lion picks up shortly after Winston Churchill became Prime Minister-when his tiny island nation stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi Germany and continues through Churchill's fight against the rising tide of communism.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [1055]-1112) and index.
Added author: Reid, Paul, 1949-
ISBN: 9780316547703 :
0316547700
LCCN: 82042972
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1406056
Bib No.: 1406056

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