Both had staffs that were, at the best, distrustful of the abilities of the other country.
It is such observations that make "One Christmas In Washington"vivid and colorful, it's a remarkable piece of history related in intimate detail.
You can't help but be drawn in by the personalities and events that shaped the management of the WW II.
This work is terribly dry, though it presents a thorough introduction to the characters of Roosevelt and FDR while also narrating the US introduction to the Second World War and... Read morePublished 11 days ago by Ryan Mease
I lived near D.C. much of my life (though not in 1941), so reading this book was almost like reading about my home town. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Karl G. Larew
The moment he heard the news about Pearl Harbor, Winston Churchill knew that at long last the Americans were in the war. Read morePublished on March 9, 2010 by Thomas Grover
For anyone who is into WWII history, this makes a very good read. An interesting look behind the scenes to some of the most important decisions during that time. An excellent read.Published on September 12, 2009 by S. Winsor
Christmas 1941 was in an era before jet travel. In that era no World Leader traveled more than Winston Churchill. Read morePublished on July 27, 2008 by Richard C. Geschke
A pivotal moment in history with a dynamic cast of characters. The authors present a riveting portrayal of the meeting between Roosevelt and Churchill a few weeks after Pearl... Read morePublished on July 11, 2007 by Gregory G.
I've read a bit about Christmas 1941 when Winston Churchill visited the White House to plot World War II strategy with Franklin Roosevelt. Read morePublished on February 9, 2007 by Cynthia K. Robertson
This book is a gem. It gives a fascinating behind the scenes
insight into the little known ARCADIA conference just after Pearl Harbor. Read more
David Bercuson and Holger Herwig examine the secret meeting between FDR and Churchill in ONE CHRISTMAS IN WASHINGTON: THE SECRET MEETING BETWEEN ROOSEVELT AND CHURCHILL THAT... Read morePublished on May 2, 2006 by R. DelParto