The Gathering Storm (Paperback)

By Winston Churchill, John Keegan (Illustrator)
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The step-by-step decline into war, with Churchill becoming prime minister as "the tocsin was about to sound."

About the Author

Winston Churchill Former British Prime Minister Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, DL, FRS, RA was a British politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Born: November 30, 1874, Blenheim Palace, Woodstock Died: January 24, 1965, London Buried: January 30, 1965, St Martin's Church, Bladon Children: Mary Soames, Baroness Soames, Randolph Churchill, Sarah Churchill, Diana Churchill, Marigold Churchill Parents: Lord Randolph Churchill, Lady Randolph Churchill

About the Author:
John Keegan is and internationally renowned journalist and historian. His books include The Face of Battle and The Mask of Command.

Praise For…

"It is our immense good fortune that a man who presided over this crisis in history is able to turn the action he lived through into enduring literature." The New York Times

Product Details
ISBN: 9780395410554
ISBN-10: 039541055X
Publisher: Mariner Books
Publication Date: May 9th, 1986
Pages: 752
Language: English