The Resource The last lion : Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965, [Volume 3], William Manchester & Paul Reid, (electronic resource)

The last lion : Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965, [Volume 3], William Manchester & Paul Reid, (electronic resource)

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The last lion : Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965, [Volume 3]
Title
The last lion
Title remainder
Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965
Title number
[Volume 3]
Statement of responsibility
William Manchester & Paul Reid
Title variation
  • Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965
  • Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965
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Language
eng
Summary
Spanning the years of 1940-1965, THE LAST LION picks up shortly after Winston Churchill became Prime Minister-when his tiny island nation stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi Germany. The Churchill conjured up by William Manchester and Paul Reid is a man of indomitable courage, lightning fast intellect, and an irresistible will to action. THE LAST LION brilliantly recounts how Churchill organized his nation's military response and defense; compelled FDR into supporting America's beleaguered cousins, and personified the "never surrender" ethos that helped the Allies win the war, while at the same time adapting himself and his country to the inevitable shift of world power from the British Empire to the United States. More than twenty years in the making, THE LAST LION presents a revelatory and unparalleled portrait of this brilliant, flawed, and dynamic leader. This is popular history at its most stirring
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B@L
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1922-2004
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Manchester, William
Dewey number
941.084/092/4
Index
no index present
LC call number
DA566.9.C5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1949-
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Reid, Paul
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  • Churchill, Winston
  • Churchill, Winston
  • Prime ministers
  • World War II
  • Presidents
  • Great Britain
  • Diplomatic relations
  • Politics and government
  • Prime ministers
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
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The last lion : Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965, [Volume 3], William Manchester & Paul Reid, (electronic resource)
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ocn845349643
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316247603
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00280909
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
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  • other
Stock number
97AF0C0D-B0EF-4360-9846-ACF98966DA85
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  • (Sirsi) o845349643
  • (OCoLC)845349643
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The last lion : Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965, [Volume 3], William Manchester & Paul Reid, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn845349643
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316247603
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00280909
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Stock number
97AF0C0D-B0EF-4360-9846-ACF98966DA85
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o845349643
  • (OCoLC)845349643

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