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The Resource Churchill and America, Martin Gilbert

Churchill and America, Martin Gilbert

Label
Churchill and America
Title
Churchill and America
Statement of responsibility
Martin Gilbert
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Gilbert tells the intensely human story of Winston Churchill's profound connection to America, a relationship that resulted in an Anglo-American alliance that has stood at the center of international relations for more than a century. Churchill, whose mother, the daughter of a leading American entrepreneur, was born in Brooklyn in 1854, spent much of his seventy adult years in close contact with the United States. In two world wars, his was the main British voice urging the closest possible cooperation with the U.S. Churchill first visited in 1895, when he was twenty-one. During three subsequent visits before the Second World War, he traveled widely and formed a clear understanding of both the physical and moral strength of Americans. Gilbert explores how Churchill's rapport with this country resulted in no less than the liberation of Europe and the preservation of European democracy and freedom.--From publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1936-2015
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gilbert, Martin
Dewey number
941.084/092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DA566.9.C5
LC item number
G4445 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Churchill, Winston
  • Churchill, Winston
  • Churchill, Winston
  • Prime ministers
  • Great Britain
  • United States
Label
Churchill and America, Martin Gilbert
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223071328281
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 467-475) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From Blenheim Palace to Buffalo Bill -- The "tall Yankee" and "a great lusty youth" -- Cuba and beyond -- "How little time remains!" -- Lecturer in the United States: "The stormy ocean of American thought and discussion -- "Dark would be the day" -- Churchill at war, and a neutral America -- "The future destiny of the English-speaking peoples" -- "Come over as quickly as possible" -- "America did not make good" -- "We do not wish to put ourselves in the power of the United States" -- "United to us by the crimson thread of friendship" -- Between two visits -- "There's no baloney about him at all" -- "Why do our two countries not take counsel together?" -- "A union of spirit" -- Road to war -- "Hope burden will not be made too heavy for us to bear" -- "I shall drag the United States in" -- "Until the old world-and the new-can join hands" -- "We are no longer alone" -- Five months of anguish -- "A means of waging more effective war" -- "American blood flowed in my veins" -- The Washington War Conference: "All in it together" -- "Okay full blast" -- "The tact and consideration which the harmony of the common cause requires" -- "If we are together nothing is impossible" -- Toward overlord: "Our band of brothers" -- From Normandy to Quebec -- "It grieves me very much to see signs of our drifting apart" -- Malta, Yalta and beyond -- "We must make sure that the United States are with us" -- "Britain, though a smaller power than the United States, had much to give" -- Fulton and its aftermath -- "I have always worked for friendship with the United States" -- The indefatigable traveler -- "I marvel at America's altruism, her sublime disinterestedness" -- "We must not cast away a single hope, however slender" -- "Never be separated from the Americans" -- Final decade: "I delight in my American ancestry."
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 503 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780743275545
Lccn
2005049412
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780743259927
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
64719156
Label
Churchill and America, Martin Gilbert
Publication
Bar code
31223071328281
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 467-475) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From Blenheim Palace to Buffalo Bill -- The "tall Yankee" and "a great lusty youth" -- Cuba and beyond -- "How little time remains!" -- Lecturer in the United States: "The stormy ocean of American thought and discussion -- "Dark would be the day" -- Churchill at war, and a neutral America -- "The future destiny of the English-speaking peoples" -- "Come over as quickly as possible" -- "America did not make good" -- "We do not wish to put ourselves in the power of the United States" -- "United to us by the crimson thread of friendship" -- Between two visits -- "There's no baloney about him at all" -- "Why do our two countries not take counsel together?" -- "A union of spirit" -- Road to war -- "Hope burden will not be made too heavy for us to bear" -- "I shall drag the United States in" -- "Until the old world-and the new-can join hands" -- "We are no longer alone" -- Five months of anguish -- "A means of waging more effective war" -- "American blood flowed in my veins" -- The Washington War Conference: "All in it together" -- "Okay full blast" -- "The tact and consideration which the harmony of the common cause requires" -- "If we are together nothing is impossible" -- Toward overlord: "Our band of brothers" -- From Normandy to Quebec -- "It grieves me very much to see signs of our drifting apart" -- Malta, Yalta and beyond -- "We must make sure that the United States are with us" -- "Britain, though a smaller power than the United States, had much to give" -- Fulton and its aftermath -- "I have always worked for friendship with the United States" -- The indefatigable traveler -- "I marvel at America's altruism, her sublime disinterestedness" -- "We must not cast away a single hope, however slender" -- "Never be separated from the Americans" -- Final decade: "I delight in my American ancestry."
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 503 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780743275545
Lccn
2005049412
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780743259927
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
64719156

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