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Winston's War: Churchill, 1940-1945 By Max Hastings

Winston's War: Churchill, 1940-1945 BY Max Hastings. Knopf. Hardcover, 576 pages. $35.

When Hitler had conquered nearly all of Europe, Winston Churchill resisted the considerable pressure to make terms with Germany. Britons take a justifiable pride in their most famous Prime Minster's foresight, and his achievements during the war that followed.