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Three days at the brink, FDR's daring gamble to win World War II, Bret Baier with Catherine Whitney

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Three days at the brink, FDR's daring gamble to win World War II, Bret Baier with Catherine Whitney
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-422) and index
Illustrations
platesillustrations
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Three days at the brink
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
1083287747
Responsibility statement
Bret Baier with Catherine Whitney
Series statement
Three days series
Sub title
FDR's daring gamble to win World War II
Summary
November 1943: World War II teetered in the balance. The Nazis controlled nearly all of the European continent. Japan dominated the Pacific. Allied successes at Sicily and Guadalcanal had gained modest ground but at an extraordinary cost. On the Eastern Front, the Soviets had already lost millions of lives. That same month in Tehran, with the fate of the world in question, the 'Big Three,' Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin, secretly met for the first time to chart a strategy for defeating Hitler. Over three days, this trio, strange bedfellows united by their mutual responsibility as heads of the Allied powers, made essential decisions that would direct the final years of the war and its aftermath. Meanwhile, looming over the covert meeting was the possible threat of a Nazi assassination plot nicknamed 'Operation Long Jump,' heightening the already dramatic stakes
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3 days at the brink