Winston Churchill: the flawed genius of WWII
He was a legendary man of strength-but no man is without his weaknesses. Revered for his strength of character when Britain stood alone against Nazi Germany, Winston Churchill is painted as one of World War II's most heroic figures-a characterization that overshadows his faults, which have had their own devastating legacy.This book examines the decisions and policies of Churchill between June 1940 and December 1941 that actually hindered the Allied cause, extended the conflict, and even destabilized several regions that remain in chaos to this day.With profound insight into Churchill's early colonial experiences as well as his first tenure as First Lord of the Admiralty, Christopher Catherwood offers an honest appraisal of Churchill's strategies in a unique and fascinating perspective that separates the myth from the man.
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|owning_library_arlington||Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover|
|record_details||ils:.b12990826|Book|Books||English|Berkley Caliber,|2009.|ix, 326 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.|
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|subject_facet||Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1936-1945, Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1936-1945|
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|title_full||Winston Churchill : the flawed genius of WWII / Christopher Catherwood|
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