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Commander in chief : FDR's battle with Churchill, 1943 / Nigel Hamilton.

Hamilton, Nigel, (author.).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780544279117
  • ISBN: 0544279115
  • Physical Description: xv, 464 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt : Boston, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I.A secret journey -- A crazy idea -- Aboard the magic carpet -- Part II. Total war -- The United Nations -- What next? -- Stalin's nyet -- Addressing Congress -- A fool's paradise -- Facing the Joint Chiefs of Staff -- Part III. Casablanca -- The house of happiness -- Hot water -- A wonderful picture -- In the president's boudoir -- Part IV. Unconditional surrender -- Stimson is aghast -- De Gaulle -- An acerbic interview -- The unconditional surrender meeting -- Ptv: kasserine -- Kasserine -- Arch-admirals and arch-generals -- Between two forces of evil -- Health issues -- Part VI. Get Yamamoto! -- Inspection tour two -- Get Yamamoto! -- "He's dead?" -- Part VII. Beware Greeks bearing gifts -- Saga of the Niebelungs -- A scene from Arabian Nights -- The God Neptune -- A battle royal -- No major operations until 1945 or 1946 -- Part VIII. The Riot Act -- The Davies Mission -- A dozen Dieppes in a day -- The future of the world at stake -- The president loses patience -- Part IX. The first crack in the Axis -- Sicily; and Kursk -- The Fuehrer flies to Italy -- Countercrisis -- A fishing expedition in Ontario -- The president's judgment -- Part X. Conundrum -- Stalin lies -- War on two western fronts -- The Fuehrer is very optimistic -- A cardinal moment -- Churchill is stunned -- Part XI. Quebec 1943 -- The German will to fight -- Near homicidal negotiations -- A longing in the air -- The president is upset; with the Russians -- Part XII. The endgame -- Close to disaster -- A Darwinian struggle -- A talk with Archbishop Spellman -- The empires of the future -- A tragi-comedy of errors -- Meeting reality -- A message to Congress -- Achieving wonders.
Summary, etc.:
Describes the yearlong battle between Roosevelt and Churchill during World War II to decide whether the Allies should carry out the planned invasion of Normandy, or take on disastrous fighting in Italy.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > United States.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965.
World War, 1939-1945 > Diplomatic history.
Command of troops > Case studies.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns.
Great Britain > Foreign relations > United States.
United States > Foreign relations > Great Britain.

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