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Critical Review by Preston Slosson

SOURCE: A review of The Second World War, Vol. II, Their Finest Hour, in American Historical Review, Vol. 54, No. 4, July 1949, pp. 858-60.

In the following review, Slosson notes new information about the early events of World War II that Churchill brings to Their Finest Hour.

It was, as Churchill said, their finest hour; those last eight months of 1940. It was also Churchill's finest hour, the only time perhaps when he was literally indispensable, for in this short period were crowded the fall of France, the retreat from Dunkirk, the isolation of Britain, the preparations against expected invasion, the air raids, the exchange of British naval bases for American destroyers, the first proposals for lend-lease, the Italian invasion of Greece, the first North African campaign, and the most perilous activity of the German submarines. All these matters are brought within the scope...

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