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Critical Review by John R. Hubbard

SOURCE: A review of The Second World War, in Journal of American History, Vol. 37, No. 2, September 1950-51, pp. 348-50.

In the following review, Hubbard praises Churchill as an important twentieth-century historian for the first three volumes of The Second World War.

With the unconditional surrender of Germany in May, 1945, Winston Churchill was admitted into that charmed circle of British prime ministers—Chatham, the younger Pitt, and Lloyd George—who had led England through wars of survival in the grand manner and snatched victory from defeat which threatened to become disaster, and who had, like Chatham, been driven from office at the moment of triumph. Yet, in this awe-inspiring fraternity Churchill is himself unique, for, oddly enough, amidst all the vicissitudes of the death struggle with the Axis, his literary reputation began to soar. To the everlasting good fortune of posterity...

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