Roosevelt and Churchill: Men of Secrets

Stafford, David

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Synopsis: Much is known about Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill's close relationship: they had similar backgrounds, education, and tastes, and shared world enemies. What David Stafford adds is an exploration of the touchstone of their mutual trust: an extraordinary and far-reaching sharing of military intelligence and a fascination for clandestine operations. Roosevelt's and Churchill's was a unique relationship, based on interlinked national histories, partially shared nationality - Churchill was half-American - similarities in class and education, love for the navy, and a common belief in the superiority of Anglo-Saxon institutions. It was cemented by shared enemies: Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan. On these foundations, Churchill and Roosevelt constructed a fighting alliance unlike any other in history, with a Combined Chiefs of Staff, Anglo-American war-making boards, and an atomic alliance that delivered victory in 1945. The two men also developed an extraordinary personal relationship, communicating almost daily by telegram, telephone, personal meetings and through intermediaries. Their camaraderie ended abruptly with FDR's death on 12 April 1945, just hours before American and British troops liberated Buchenwald and Belsen. At the heart of this special relationship, hidden by layers of secrecy, was an extraordinary and far-reaching sharing of intelligence. Regarding this as the "touchstone" of their mutual trust, this biography explores their relationship.

About the Author: David Stafford, a former diplomat, has written extensively on the Second World War and on intelligence history and is the author of, among other books, THE SILENT GAME, ROOSEVELT AND CHURCHILL and CHURCHILL AND THE SECRET SERVICE. After several years at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, and at the Canadian Institute of International Affairs in Toronto, he returned to Edinburgh, where he is now Project Director of The Centre for the Study of the Two World Wars at the University of Edinburgh. David Stafford regularly reviews for the international press and contributes extensively to television and radio features on history.

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Title: Roosevelt and Churchill: Men of Secrets
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