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By DR. CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER
“Only Churchill carries that absolutely required criterion: indispensability,” wrote Dr. Krauthammer. “Without Churchill the world today would be unrecognizable.”
Tags: Abraham Lincoln, Adolf Hitler, Albert Einstein, Charles de Gaulle, Charles Krauthammer, Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, John Paul II, Joseph Stalin, Konrad Adenauer, Margaret Thatcher, Mohandas Gandhi, Ronald Reagan, Winston S. Churchill,
By ROBERT LYONS and G.C.B. DODDS
G.C.B Dodds, a private secretary in 1944, recalls Churchill’s energy, fearlessness and pugnacity, and an uncomfortable moment over de Gaulle.
Tags: Anthony Eden, Charles de Gaulle, Dakar Raid, G.C.B. Dodds, John Colville, John Martin, John Peck, Martin Gilbert, Robert Lyons, William Morrisey, Winston S. Churchill,
By ROBERT HENTY
Nora Henty, last survivor from Churchill’s wartime staff, had vivid memories of those “dark days and darker nights” when Britain stood alone.
Tags: Andrew Roberts, Clementine Churchill, David Cameron, Downing Street, Georgina Landemare, Josip Broz Tito, Lord Loyd, Nora Burrows, Robert Henty, Winston S. Churchill,
By ANDREW ROBERTS
Sharing Churchill’s appreciation of the wisdom of Edmund Burke, Andrew Roberts compares the two great figures, and wonders what they’d make of Brexit.
Tags: "history of the english-speaking peoples", "reflections on the revolution in france", Andrew Roberts, brexit, David Lloyd George, edmund burke, george washington, irish republic, northern ireland, Stanley Baldwin, the new criterion, william pitt the elder, Winston S. Churchill, woodrow wilson,
By LARRY P. ARNN
Read Larry P. Arnn's analysis of Churchill's fight against socialism on the domestic front in Great Britain, as excerpted from his book "Churchill's Trial".
Tags: Bolshevism, Communism, G.D.H. Cole, Joseph Stalin, Karl Marx, Larry P. Arnn, R.H.S. Crossman, Sidney Webb, Socialism, Sydney Olivier, Winston S. Churchill,
By CONNOR DANIELS
The Agadir Crisis of 1911 awakened Winston Churchill to the possibility of war with Germany and led to him being appointed to the Admiralty.
Tags: Admiralty, Agadir Crisis, Cameroons, David Lloyd George, Edward Henry, H.H. Asquith, Morocco, Reginald McKenna, Sir Edward Grey, Sir Henry Wilson, The Great War, Winston Churchill, World War I,
By DAVID LOUGH
The editor of their correspondence reflects on his work, with insights into the supportive relationship between Churchill and his mother Jennie.
Tags: 5th Marquess of Salisbury, 7th Duke of Marlborough, David Lough, Elizabeth Everest, George Cornwallis-West, H.H. Kitchener, Jennie Jerome, Lady Randolph Churchill, Lord Randolph Churchill, Montagu Porch, My Early Life, Sandhurst, Winston S. Churchill,
By WINSTON S. CHURCHILL
The war was over. Was it a chapter in a cruel and senseless story? Or would we unite our genius “in safety and freedom”? We now know the answer.
Tags: Armistice Day, Great War Centenary, Memorial Day, Ministry of Munitions, Winston S. Churchill, World War I,
By JOHN H. MATHER, MD
Speaking of Britain and its Empire in 1941, Winston Churchill said: “We have not journeyed all this way across the centuries, across the oceans, across the mountains, across the prairies, because we are made of sugar candy.”1 A few weeks earlier he had advised the boys at Harrow School: “Never give in—never, never, never, never—in nothing, great or small, large or petty—never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.”2 The image he conveyed is one of hardiness and personal toughness, and it galvanized his countrymen. Yet we rarely give thought to where he found the hardiness and resilience he conveyed.
Tags: Alan Brooke, Charles Moran, Clementine Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, Elizabeth Everest, Franklin Roosevelt, John Churchill, Joseph Stalin, Mary SOames, Sarah Churchill, Winston S. Churchill,
By THE CHURCHILL PROJECT
"Civilisation will not last, freedom will not survive, peace will not be kept, unless a very large majority of mankind unite together to defend them and show themselves possessed of a constabulary power before which barbaric and atavistic forces will stand in awe."
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By FRED GLUECKSTEIN
Churchill was a devotee of Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) the English poet, short-story writer and novelist, who in 1907 won the Nobel Prize in Literature. Kipling’s majestic novels of the old Empire struck a romantic chord in the young Winston. Later they studded his books and speeches.