The Press: Finest Hour

"Now at last the slowly gathered, long-pent-up fury of the storm broke upon us. Four or five millions of men met each other in the first shock of the most merciless of all the wars of which record has been kept." In this swelling prose, Winston Churchill last week introduced U.S. readers of LIFE, the New York Times, and publications in 50 other countries to Their Finest Hour* Vol. II of his memoirs. Like The Gathering Storm last year, the second volume will be published by Houghton Mifflin Co. and will be a Book-of-the-Month...

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