The Winds of War Author:Herman Wouk THE WINDS OF WAR has the planet itself for a stage, and the adventures of a dozen characters for its central action. Thrown together in the vortex of war are the Henrys, an Americal naval family; Natalie Jastrow, an American Jewish girl living in Europe with her uncle, a famous expatriate author; and Alistair Tudsbvury, a British war correspond... more »ent, and his WAAF daughter, Pamela. Around thse main figures, and the people close to them, swirl scores of sharply defined minor players in a vast ever-mounting tide of human spectacle and drama.
THE WINDS OF WAR encompasses the world conflict from the ominous rumblings of Hitler's Germany in 1939 to the end of 1941 and Americal's plunge into the war. Vivid portraits of famous men -- Hitler, Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin among them -- add an extra dimension of reality.« less