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Churchill and History
By RICHARD M. LANGWORTH
Despite his encomiums to Joan, Churchill rated Napoleon higher, with Georges Clemenceau a close third—and, a bit farther down, de Gaulle.
Tags: Anatole France, Anthony Montague Browne, Brendan Bracken, Casablanca, Denis Brogan, Domrémy-la-Pucelle, François Kersaudy, Georges Clemenceau Charles de Gaulle, Hundred Years' War, Joan of Arc, Manfred Weidhorn, Napoleon Bonaparte, Winston S. Churchill,
By THE CHURCHILL PROJECT
Question: Malcolm MacDonald (son of Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald) records in his book, "Titans and Others," a Churchill confrontation with then-Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin in the House of Commons. “History will say the Rt. Hon. Gentleman is wrong in this matter,” Churchill says. “I know it will, for I shall write that history.” What was the date? Didn’t he say this frequently?
Tags: David Reynolds, Ernest Bevin, Joseph Stalin, Malcolm MacDonald, Ramsay MacDonald, Stanley Baldwin, Winston S. Churchill,