By James C. Humes
Even if born and raised greater than an ocean aside, Dwight Eisenhower and Winston Churchill—the titans of the best generation—led remarkably parallel lives whose paths may intersect in the course of history's such a lot harrowing days. via their early life, schooling, and army education, either males skilled related triumphs and screw ups that formed their lives, even though they met just for the 1st time upon the eve of warfare in 1941.
Eisenhower and Churchill tells the remarkable tale of those nice leaders and their exemplary partnership in struggle and peace. via enlivened pages and engaging anecdotes, writer James C. Humes illuminates the human aspect of every guy, who had extra in universal with one another than a global struggle. you will find the extreme tales of the way either have been born to domineering moms and failed fathers, either didn't qualify for the army academy at the first attempt, either have been traumatized by means of reports in global battle I, either have been gifted writers, and either misplaced a baby within the exact same 12 months (1921). Remarkably, every one guy didn't hot to the opposite at the start; yet as they labored jointly, their admire for each other turned a robust friendship that lived lengthy after the echoes of struggle had receded into the past.
As allies, they shared a hatred for tyranny and led the area throughout the maximum conflict of the 20 th century. As neighbors, they shared a feeling of belief and cooperation that are supposed to be raised as a customary. Containing new learn and noteworthy insights, Eisenhower and Churchill brings to existence the 2 lions of the 20th centruy.
"Who wouldn't welcome an intimate e-book approximately Churchill and Eisenhower, and who's greater positioned to put in writing it than Professor Humes, who knew them either, and studiously—and ardently—records their careers and their friendship?"
—William F. Buckley Jr.
"James C. Humes's Eisenhower and Churchill is an excellent twin biography laced with full of life anecdotes, enticing prose, and clever research. a very welcome boost to our turning out to be literature at the moment global War."
—Douglas Brinkley, professor of heritage and director of the Eisenhower middle, college of recent Orleans