Book Review: FIGHTING WITH ALLIES: AMERICA AND BRITAIN IN PEACE AND AT WAR (Sir Robin Renwick) : AH


FIGHTING WITH ALLIES: AMERICA AND BRITAIN IN PEACEAND AT WAR , by Sir Robin Renwick (Times Books, 468 pages, $35.00).

Renwick, the formerBritish ambassador to the United States, analyzes the so-called “specialrelationship” that exists between the U.S. and Great Britain, explaining how andwhy it evolved by examining the letters, journals, and speeches of such notableleaders as Winston Churchill (1874-1965), Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945),Harry S. Truman (1884-1972), and Margaret Thatcher (1925- ). Renwick revealsthe human side of statesmanship as he relates anecdotes surrounding some of themost exciting events that have taken place within the Anglo-American allianceduring the last two hundred years.


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