Triumph And Tragedy (Paperback)

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This is book number 6 in the The Second World War series.

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The final volume of Winston Churchill's six-volume history of World War II, this account covers the events leading to the unconditional surrender of Japan.

Winston Churchill's history of the cataclysm that swept the world remains the definitive history of the Second World War. Lucid, dramatic, remarkable both for its breadth and sweep and for its sense of personal involvement, it is universally acknowledged as a magnificent reconstruction and is an enduring, compelling work that led to his being awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Triumph and Tragedy recounts the dramatic months as the war drew to a close—the Normandy landings, the liberation of Western Europe, the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the surrender of Germany and Japan.

About the Author


Winston S. Churchill (1874-1965) has been called by historians "the man of the twentieth century." Prime Minister of Great Britain (1940-1945), Churchill won the Nobel prize for literature in 1953.

Praise For…


"Churchill is artist enough to realize that these huge final chords must be simple. He gives us a magnificently muted close." The New Yorker —

Product Details
ISBN: 9780395410608
ISBN-10: 0395410606
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Publication Date: May 9th, 1986
Pages: 760
Language: English
Series: The Second World War