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The Splendid and the Vile

A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz

Author: Erik Larson
ISBN: 9780385348713
Published: 2020,February 25

On Winston Churchill’s first day as prime minister, Adolf Hitler invaded Holland and Belgium. Poland and Czechoslovakia had already fallen, and the Dunkirk evacuation was just two weeks away. For the next twelve months, Hitler would wage a relentless bombing campaign, killing 45,000 Britons. It was up to Churchill to hold his country together and p…

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