Your generous support will build an endowment to fund national conferences, student scholarships, a faculty chair, and the completion and publication of The Official Biography of Winston Churchill.
Hillsdale & Statesmanship
The study of statesmanship is central to the teaching mission of Hillsdale College, and the classics teach that the art can be best understood by studying those who have a reputation for it.
Churchill’s career presents an unsurpassed opportunity for the study of statesmanship, for he faced the great crises of the twentieth century and left behind one of the richest records of human undertaking.
Churchill & Hillsdale
Hillsdale College will promote a proper account of this record by combining the College’s educational expertise with its work both as publisher of Churchill’s Official Biography and as the repository of the Martin Gilbert papers.
Churchill believed any obstacle could be surmounted, while Wavell prepared for the worst. Both traits had served Britain well.
The protracted Atlantic battle hinged on desperate choices between defense and taking the fight to the enemy. The crux came in 1943.
Confronted with the seeming impossible in the Middle East, Wavell acquitted himself well and was promoted as often as he was sacked.