Books: Epilogue

TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY — Winsfon Churchill—Houghfon Mifflin ($6).

The last time Churchill saw Franklin Roosevelt was on board the U.S. cruiser Quincy, in the harbor of Alexandria, after the Yalta Conference. The President seemed "placid and frail," to have only a "slender contact with life." The first time Churchill met Harry Truman was at Potsdam, ten weeks after the V-E day which Roosevelt did not live to see. Truman impressed the British Prime Minister with his "gay, precise, sparkling manner and obvious power of decision."

While Truman, Churchill and Stalin were at Potsdam, news arrived...

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