Winston Churchill | Critical Review by Preston Slosson

This literature criticism consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis & critique of Winston Churchill.
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Critical Review by Preston Slosson

SOURCE: A review of Triumph and Tragedy, in American Historical Review, Vol. 59, No. 3, April 1954, pp. 595-96.

In the following review, Slosson notes that the appendices of Churchill's Second World War series contain the most interesting and valuable information, particularly Churchill's confidential war-time papers.

Clemenceau, outstanding statesman of France in the First World War, wrote reminiscently of the “grandeurs and miseries of victory”; Winston Churchill, the British pilot of the Second, writes now of Triumph and Tragedy. After both wars (perhaps after all great wars) victory involved also disappointment and disillusionment during the years of postwar reconstruction. Though Churchill carries his narrative only to the day which closed his wartime premiership, the shadow of impending trouble with Russia is thrown across every page. If there is a topic sentence which may serve as the key to the...

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