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Churchill's Cold War: The 'Iron Curtain' Speech That Shaped the Postwar World

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1945 was a chaotic year, both for the world and for Winston Churchill. The talismanic wartime leader had to deal with the death in April of his great ally and confidant Roosevelt. Soon afterwards, Churchill arrived at the Potsdam Conference expecting to broker peace with Stalin and Truman, only to find himself unable to attend the final summit sessions following a stunning ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published May 1st 2012 by Gerald Duckworth & Company
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Steve
I received this signed copy from the author through a Goodreads giveaway in 2012. It got boxed up by mistake and hasn't been read until now.

This was an intriguing book, well written and we'll researched. The author obviously knows the topic of Winston Churchill very well, and it shows throughout the entire book.

The details of Churchill's life from pre-WWI through his death in 1965, especially his anti-bolshevism and anti-communisim work are very interesting. The additional information about Fu
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This is an excellent book with a very important message. It should be added to national cirricula all over the world. The message - bhoth literally and figuratively, it is always wise to check in the rear view mirror.
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