The last lion, Winston Spencer Churchill. [Vol. 3], Defender of the realm, 1940-1965 / William Manchester & Paul Reid.
Author: Manchester, William, 1922-2004.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2012.
ISBN: 9780316547703 (hbk.)
Description: xvi, 1182 p.,  p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Subject: Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965.
Great Britain Politics and government 20th century.
Great Britain Foreign relations 20th century.
Notes: Vol. numbering extrapolated from preliminaries and text.
Contents: The lion hunted -- Cyclone : May-December 1940 -- The rapids : January-December 1941 -- Vortex : December 1941-November 1942 -- Crosscurrents : November 1942-December 1943 -- Pilot : December 1943-June 1944 -- Anchorage : June 1944-May 1945 -- Ebb tide : 1945-1955 -- Postscript : 1955-1965.
Summary: Spanning the years 1940-1965, this third volume in Manchester's biography picks up shortly after Churchill became prime minister, as his tiny island nation stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi Germany.