Warlord: A Life of Winston Churchill at War, 1874-1945

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Harper Collins, Jun 23, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 880 pages
As riveting as the man it portrays, Warlord is a masterful, unsparing portrait of Winston Churchill, one of history’s most fascinating and influential leaders. Carlo D’Este’s definitive chronicle of Churchill’s crucial role in the major military campaigns of the 20th century, Warlord uses extensive, untapped archival materials to provide “a very human look at Churchill’s lifelong fascination with soldiering, war, and command.” (Washington Post)
 

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I've never been that interested in reading about Churchill even though I eagerly consume most books about WWII... so I wasn't expecting to like this book. However, I was surprised to find that I ... Read full review

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I cringed my way though this book because of the redundancies, mixed metaphors, and other varieties of clunky writing that crop up on just about every page. Oh, for an editor! When I got to the end ... Read full review

Contents

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Carlo D'Este, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel and a distinguished military historian, is the author of the acclaimed biographies Patton: A Genius for War and Eisenhower: A Soldier's Life, among other books on World War II. He lives in Massachusetts.

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