New PDF release: Defending the West: The Truman-Churchill Correspondence,

By Gregory W. Sand

This paintings offers a documentary checklist of the correspondence, legit and personal, among Harry S Truman and Winston Churchill, from Truman's accession to the presidency in April 1945. authentic communications among the 2 resumed in the course of Churchill's moment premiership (1951-1955) and extra own correspondence could proceed into Churchill's retirement. matters of be aware variety from occasions surrounding German quit to the chilly War.

Completing formerly released wartime correspondence among Churchill and Roosevelt as much as the latter's demise in 1945, this fabric files the techniques and judgements of Truman and Churchill from April 12, 1945, approximately a month sooner than Germany's give up, till Churchill's defeat within the basic Election in past due July at Potsdam, presently earlier than the dramatic shut of the Pacific warfare opposed to Japan little greater than a fortnight later. the 2 could for this reason keep own touch, first as affiliates and later as buddies, a scenario formed via their assembly at Fulton, Missouri, the place Churchill might convey his famed Iron Curtain speech.

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