Citizens of London

The Americans Who Stood with Britain in Its Darkest, Finest Hour

Olson builds a dramatic narrative by focusing on the leading role played by three dynamic American men--Averell Harriman, Edward R. Murrow, and John Gilbert Winant--in forging the two countries' "special relationship."
Publication date:
February 2014
Publisher :
Presidio Press
Language:
English
Format Available     Quantity Price
Paperback
ISBN : 9780812979350
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£13.99
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Overview
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• This wonderfully readable World War II history brings to life the development of America's crucial wartime alliance with England that became so decisive in defeating Hitler.

From the critically acclaimed and bestselling author of Troublesome Young Men,
this highly anticipated follow-up tells the inside story of the WWII Anglo-American
alliance. Widely praised in hardcover by Jon Meacham, Tom Brokaw, Walter
Isaacson, Chris Matthews, and others, this New York Times extended list and
IndieBound bestseller netted 35,000 copies in five printings in its hardcover
edition.
This wonderfully readable World War II history brings to life the development of
America's crucial wartime alliance with England that became so decisive in defeating
Hitler. Olson builds a dramatic narrative by focusing on the leading role played by three
dynamic American men--Averell Harriman, Edward R. Murrow, and John Gilbert
Winant--in forging the two countries'"special relationship."

REVIEWS

I don’t live in London anymore and I couldn’t afford it even if I wanted to, but the city beloved by Winant and Murrow will always mean as much to me as it did to them and their deep attachment to it is perhaps the strongest thing that resonates from this wonderful book.
War History Online

Olson sifts through the immense amount of material on the period and crafts a cracking good read....Finely done.
New York Post