New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1986. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. 24 cm. 274 pages. Illustrations. Appendix A. Appendix B. Source References Notes. Index. Front DJ flap price clipped. DJ has some wear, soiling, tears and chips. Pencil erasure residue on half-title page. Richard Alexander Hough (15 May 1922 – 7 October 1999) was a British author and historian specializing in maritime history. Hough won the Daily Express Best Book of the Sea Award in 1972. For a part of their political careers, Churchill and Roosevelt were concerned with the preparation for war of their nations' fleets and with the pursuit of war at sea. An authoritative dual portrait of the two men studied in maritime terms.