Quoting another historian in her bright, readable account of how Churchill came to be premier, Lynne Olson notes "how uninevitable the 'inevitable' seemed to be at the time."
Churchill's rise, far more difficult than many think →
As Ms. Olson writes, Harriman sought the lend-lease job because of his strong belief that the United States was obliged to save Britain from defeat.
BOOK REVIEW: 'Citizens of London' →
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