About the Book Nobel Prize winner Winston Churchill's essential, abridged memoirs of that time are reintroduced with an updated cover and a new low price. The quintessence of the war as seen by it's greatest player, in a one-volume abridged edition that captures all the drama of the original volumes. Book Synopsis Former Prime Minister of Great Britain and Nobel Prize-winner Winston Churchill's quintessential account of the Second World War. As not only the most powerful player in World War II, but also the most eloquent voice of defiance in the face of Nazi tyranny, Churchill recounts this epic time in world history. Remarkable for his grand sweep and incisive firsthand observations, Memoirs of the Second World War is a vital and illuminating work that retains the drama, eyewitness details, and magisterial prose of his classic six-volume history. Churchill's accounts offers an invaluable view of pivotal events of the twentieth century.