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Churchill Between the Wars
By RICHARD M. LANGWORTH
Breathless media admiration of Hitler’s Anschluss obscured German military deficiencies that might have mattered if the democracies had stood firm.
Tags: Adolf Hitler, Alexander Lassner, Anschluss, Case Otto, Erich Raeder, Geoffrey Dawson, Hapsburg Empire, Hearst press, Hermann Goering, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Kurt von Schuschnigg, League of Nations, Little Entente, Neville Chamberlain, Richard M. Langworth, Unity Mitford, Versailles Treaty, Werner von Blomberg, Winston S. Churchill,
By WARREN F. KIMBALL
In wartime, Eisenhower related to Churchill as junior to senior. As President, the relationship vastly changed, but ties of sentiment were still there.
Tags: 1953 Bermuda Conference, Anglo-Persian Oil Company, Anthony Eden, Battle of Gettysburg, Bermuda Conference, Edgar Faure, Harold Macmillan, John Colville, John Foster Dulles, Joseph Stalin, Klaus Larres, Martin Gilbert, Michael Howard, Mohammad Mosaddegh, Peter Boyle, SHAEF, Stephen Ambrose, Winston S. Churchill,
By MICHAEL MCMENAMIN
How Lord Alfred Douglas was convicted and sent to jail, but was mollified by later events; how he praised his former enemy, and was forgiven.
Tags: Arthur Balfour, Battle of Jutland, Cecil Hayes, Douglas Hogg, Edward Packe, Ernest Cassel, Harold Spencer, Lord Alfred Douglas, Michael McMenamin, Winston S. Churchill,
By MICHAEL MCMENAMIN
How Winston Churchill was invited to opine, and Lord Alfred Douglas was affronted by what he saw as an obvious conspiracy with Jewish financiers.
Tags: Alfred Fripp, Arthur Balfour, Arthur Comyns Carr, Battle of Jutland, Ernest Cassel, Lord Alfred Douglas, Michael McMenamin, Patrick Hastings, Winston S. Churchill,
By JOHN H. MAURER
Historical close calls, during the Spanish flu epidemic of 1918-21, remind us of the role of illness and chance in the fate of nations and their leaders.
Tags: Cary Grayson, David Lloyd George, Eleanor Roosevelt, Frances Stevenson, Franklin Roosevelt, Georges Clemenceau, John H. Maurer, Lucy Mercer, Margaret Lloyd George, Spanish flu pandemic, Thucydides, Versailles Treaty, Vittorio Orlando, Winston S. Churchill, woodrow wilson,
By THE CHURCHILL PROJECT
Despite the unpopularity of his moderate advice that Germany not be required to pay for war damages, Churchill continued to attempt to convince his constituents and friends of its wisdom. Not only would Germany be physically unable to pay, trying to make her would harm all of Europe, including Britain.