By Winston S. Churchill
On the onset of the fourth quantity of Winston Churchill's masterful eyewitness background of worldwide struggle II, clients are bleak for the Allies. The Hinge of destiny info their luck in regaining the higher hand--and additionally explores Churchill's own relationships with different wartime leaders, together with FDR and Stalin, in interesting aspect.
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This [would] not of course interfere with Earle Page’s attending Cabinet as at present when Australian affairs are affected. Do you agree? Am also consulting Fraser and Netherlands Government. The Hinge of Fate 36 The first meeting of the Pacific War Council was held on February 10. I presided, and others present were the Lord Privy Seal, the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, the Prime Minister of the Netherlands (Dr. P. S. Gerbrandy), the Netherlands Minister (Jonkheer E. Michiels Van Verduynen), Sir Earle Page (representing Australia), Mr.
In such a plight all the teachings of war show that everything should be concentrated on destroying one of the attacking forces. I thought it best to make a job of Rommel while forming with the rest of our resources the best Levant-Caspian front possible. This latter was largely beyond our resources. Since then two-thirds of Rommel’s army has been destroyed, and Cyrenaica cleared, but only by a very narrow margin. In fact, it hung in the balance at the moment when Auchinleck superseded Cunningham.
On January 1 a new flotilla of six fast landing-craft just arrived from America was destroyed. Thereafter only attempts to parry any Japanese thrust by sea were found possible. The Kampar position was held by the 11th Indian Division for four days of violent assault, but then, on January 2, a Japanese landing was reported near the mouth of the Perak River which threatened to cut the road behind them. General Heath, expecting a seaborne attack near Kuala The Hinge of Fate 60 Selangor, some miles farther to the rear, ordered an amphibious counter-attack by a small force of Royal Marines from Port Swettenham, but nothing was found.