Masters and commanders: how four titans won the war in the west, 1941-1945

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"Masterly. . . . A triumph of vivid description, telling anecdotes, and informed analysis." --The New York Review of Books

"Britain's finest contemporary military historian." -- The Economist

An epic joint biography of four titanic figures--a President, a Prime Minister, and two Generals--who shaped the grand strategy of the Allies during World War II.

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Full title masters and commanders how four titans won the war in the west 1941 1945
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subject_facet Alanbrooke, Alan Brooke, -- Viscount, -- 1883-1963, Churchill, Winston, -- 1874-1965, Marshall, George C. -- (George Catlett), -- 1880-1959, Roosevelt, Franklin D. -- (Franklin Delano), -- 1882-1945, World War, 1939-1945
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