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The Second World War: The Gathering Storm

Winston S. Churchill

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The Second World War, Prose: non-fiction, Warfare & defence

THE GATHERING STORM is the first volume of Sir Winston Churchill's definitive account of the Second World War. Reissued with a new cover to commemorate the 50th aniversary of his death.

Hanging the chronicle and discussion of great military and political events upon the thread of his personal experiences, Sir Winston Churchill provides an immediate and current account of all the tremendous events of the coming of war as they unfolded.

THE GATHERING STORM explores the events of the period between the end of the Great War and the beginning of the Second World War and details Sir Winston Churchill's belief that the latter should never have been allowed to occur. Mankind, he asserts, must learn from the lessons of the past as 'There was never a war more easy to stop than that which has just wrecked what was left of the world from the previous struggle.'

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