Tonight I watched the DVD documentary, "The History Channel Presents: Winston Churchill," and learned that he once told one of his researchers while working on the history:
Five wasted years, we have just been playing with the shadows of the past. What a waste! I could have done so much if I had been in office.Even Churchill could , on occasion, be wrong.
Just a reading of the titles of each of the 6 volumes stirs the imagination and brings those days to life.
First edition (hardcover) in six volumes
1.The Gathering Storm (1948)
2.Their Finest Hour (1949)
3.The Grand Alliance (1950)
4.The Hinge of Fate (1950)
5.Closing the Ring (1951)
6.Triumph and Tragedy (1953)