Lincoln & Churchill

Lincoln & Churchill

Statesmen at War

Book - 2018
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"Abraham Lincoln and Winston Churchill, as commanders in chief, led their nations to victory—Lincoln in the Civil War, Churchill in World War II. They became revered leaders—statesmen for all time. Yet these two world-famous war leaders have never been seriously compared at book length. Acclaimed historian Lewis Lehrman, in his pathbreaking comparison of both statesmen, finds that Lincoln and Churchill—with very different upbringings and contrasting personalities—led their war efforts, to some extent, in similar ways. As supreme war lords, they were guided not only by principles of honor, duty, freedom, but also by the practical wisdom to know when, where, and how to apply these principles. They made mistakes which Lehrman considers carefully. But the author emphasizes that, despite setbacks, they never gave up"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Stackpole Books, [2018]
Characteristics: xvii, 526 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780811719674
0811719677
Call Number: 973.7092 LEHRMAN

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