In this portrait of the fateful friendship that was destined to save Western civilization, Mr. Kimball draws extensively on his intimate knowledge of the two men's correspondence. He shows beyond all doubt how critical their combined leadership was to the eventual Allied victory and how it laid the groundwork for the peace that followed. "A compelling account, as penetrating as it is livley."-Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. "A magnificent new analysis...a marvelous guide through the maze of World War II diplomacy. Recommended without reservation."-Stephen E. Ambrose.