Winston Churchill: A Penguin Life - Chapter Nine, The Big Three, 1941-1945 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Nine, The Big Three, 1941-1945 Summary and Analysis

Although the United States enters the war, victory is four years away and it will take some time for the United States to mobilize. The Allies suffer a few early defeats, particularly in the east. Due to the great power of the United States and the Soviet Union, Churchill is increasingly eclipsed in importance and does his best to hide it publicly. Churchill travels the world, putting great stress on his naturally weak physical form at an advanced age. In December 1941, Churchill has a heart attack and he has further trouble in 1942. The depression from losses in the war increasingly affect his health; particularly stressful is his attempt to dissuade the Americans from invading Europe as early as 1942.

However, by the end of 1942, things begin to turn around. Churchill replaces Gen...

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