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Excellent comparison of the two leaders, proving Churchill's resilience, the key to holding off Hitler and convincing Roosevelt
to join in defeating the Third Reich.
Definitely worth a read. The book is meticulous in its detailing of the eighty-day duel between Hitler and Churchill, but the insights to their decisions, reservations, etc. Read morePublished 8 months ago by J Crook
Lukacs writes well and he covers a key period of less than 12 weeks in World War II when the Nazis were making stunning gains and seemed in the eyes of many observers to be... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Randall Parker
It was very well researched and written in an easy to read style.My history of Hitler and Churchill was enhanced by reading this bookPublished 16 months ago by Howard Roberts
The book is interesting, but it's not an easy read. I love books like American Caesar on Douglas MacArthur or Last Lion on Churchill by William Manchester. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Marlan Knittel
....uttered by both protagonists 'but' I found Lukacs violating his own remark in the foreword - the difference between a historian and a philosopher. Read morePublished 23 months ago by rusoviet
A gifted writer and historian, Mr. Lukacs writes a thought provoking differing view of Hitler then is untypical of most books about Hitler. Read morePublished on October 12, 2011 by Gerald Farber
This is one of those (rare!) deeply satisfying books that open up a new perspective on human life. It is a detailed but exciting story of 3 months in 1940 that captures for the... Read morePublished on September 17, 2010 by Raymond J. Salmond