Triumph and Tragedy

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1986 - History - 716 pages
From the Allied landings in Normandy in June 1944 the Second World War had only fourteen months to run. This final volume of the account covers events right up to the unconditional surrender of Japan.

Churchill's six-volume history of World War II - the definitive work, remarkable both for its sweep and for its sense of personal involvement, universally acknowledged as a magnificent historical reconstruction and an enduring work of literature.
 

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Contents

Chapter
3
n Normandy to Paris
15
Alexanders Summer Offensive
104
Maps and Diagramscontinued
135
Advance in Burma
143
The Pursuit
169
The Gothic Line
193
Paris
213
Roosevelts DEATH
412
GROWING FRICTION WITH RUSSIA
424
Occupation Zones in Germany as Agreed at Quebec
438
THE FINAL ADVANCE
440
ALExANDERs VicToRY IN ITALY
454
THE GERMAN SURRENDER
463
AN UNEASY INTERLUDE
480
THE CHASM OPENs
495

xvn Counterstroke in the Ardennes
229
The Frontier Regions
232
Rundstedts CounterOffensive facing
246
xvra British Intervention in Greece
247
Christmas at Athens
267
TABLE OF CONTENTS BOOK II
285
Chapter Page xx PREPARATIONS FOR A NEW CONFERENCE
287
PLANS FOR WORLD PEACE
302
THE SovieT PROMISE
319
FINALE
340
CROSSING THE RHINE
353
THE Polish DISPUTE
367
SovieT SUSPICIONS
386
xxvil WESTERN STRATEGIC DiverGENCES
399
THE END OF THE COALITION
508
A FATEFUL DECISION
520
The Withdrawal of the Westem Allies July 1945 facing
526
THE DEFEAT of JAPAN
532
Central Burma
537
THE ATOMIC BoMB
545
THE POLISH FRONTIERS
560
Occupation Zones in Germany and Austria as Finally
566
THE END OF MY Account
578
APPENDICES Page
587
The Last Phase
674
NorthWest Europe facing 22
686
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Winston S. Churchill (1874-1965) has been called by historians "the man of the twentieth century." Prime Minister of Great Britain (1940-1945), Churchill won the Nobel prize for literature in 1953.

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