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By THE CHURCHILL PROJECT
On VE Day seventy-five years ago, Winston Churchill spoke on radio, in Parliament, from the Ministry of Health , and to celebrants in London streets.
Tags: Alfred Jodl, Arthur Tedder, Bedell Smith, Channel Islands, Dwight Eisenhower, Francois Sevez, Georgy Zhukov, Ivan Susloparov, Jean de Lattre de Tassigny, Karl Doenitz, Rheims surrender, VE Day,
By Richard M. Langworth
Churchill, who won a Nobel Prize, and did a few other things, cannot reply. He lies at Bladon in English earth, “which in his finest hour he held inviolate.” He’d love the controversy he stirs, on media he never dreamed of. He once said the vision “of middle-aged gentlemen who are my political opponents being in a state of uproar and fury is really quite exhilarating to me.”
Tags: Black and Tans, D-Day, David Beatty, First World War, German High Seas Fleet, H.H. Asquith, Irish Treaty, John Redmond, Lusitania, Mulberry Harbors, Old Head of Kinsale, Richard M. Langworth, Titanic, William Turner, Winston S. Churchill,
By THE CHURCHILL PROJECT
Randolph Churchill’s career in journalism lasted thirty-six years. He wrote hundreds of articles, edited seven volumes of his father’s speeches, and published fifteen books, including the first seven narrative and document volumes of Winston S. Churchill, the official biography.
Tags: Benjamin Disraeli, Bracken Brendan, Fitzroy Maclean, Jacqueline Onassis, Kay Halle, Lord Derby, Martin Gilbert, Michael Foot, Randolph S. Churchill, Richard M. Langworth, Robert F. Kennedy, Stour, Tito, Winston S. Churchill,
By LARRY P. ARNN
Never Flinch, Never Weary, 1951-1965 is the twenty-third volume of documents in the official biography of Winston Churchill. Together with the narrative texts, the work comprises thirty-one volumes in all. It is the last step in a journey that began over half a century ago, but prepared for decades earlier.
Tags: Agathon, Antoine Capet, Aristotle, Bodleian Libraries, Clement Attlee, Larry P. Arnn, Mandell Creighton, Martin Gilbert, Randolph S. Churchill, Richard M. Langworth, Soren Geiger, Warren Fisher, Winston S. Churchill,
By Larry P. Arnn
Churchill loved war. His spirit rose when it came. He fought on battlefields with a mixture of dash and calm courage. He directed wars in cabinet rooms with the moral courage and unflinching nerve that yields the best decisions. But Churchill loved something else better than he loved war. He loved peace. He loved freedom. He loved governments that protected the rights of their people and operated only with their consent.
Tags: Charles de Gaulle, Chartwell Society, Franklin Roosevelt, Larry P. Arnn, The Battle of Omdurman, The River War, The World Crisis, Thoughts and Adventures, Winston S. Churchill,
By T.S.R. HARDY CBE FSA
"Several times again I attempted to climb the peak. I came away from my mountain climbing with a little more understanding, perhaps a few more skills. But mostly I came away with a radiant and profound affection for the mountain himself. Playing him was one of the best things that has ever befallen me. I shall never look down from that peak—but as long as I live I shall delight in gazing upwards towards those towering rocks." - Robert Hardy
Tags: Blenheim Palace, Chartwell, Dan Curtis, David Susskind, Ferdinand Fairfax, Grace Hamblin, Jo Onslow, Mary SOames, Robert Hardy, Wilderness Years, Winston S. Churchill,
By THE CHURCHILL PROJECT
In early June, 2019, Hillsdale College celebrated the completion of the Official Biography at famous Churchill sites in England. Here the Churchill Project reproduces the keynote speeches delivered during the three-day celebration.
By T.S.R HARDY CBE FSA
"My panic was genuine. I felt I had no qualifications whatever to attempt a Titan. Thoughts of the friendliness in Churchill’s voice fled. Robert Hardy was to climb Everest in everyday clothes with an Ordnance Map."
Tags: Anthony Hopkins, Battle of Alamein, Chartwell, Ferdinand Fairfax, Grace Hamblin, John Spencer-Churchill, Martin Gilbert, Mary SOames, Neville Chamberlain, Richard Burton, Robert Hardy, Wilderness Years, Winston S. Churchill,
By CYRIL MAZANSKY
The earliest cigarette cards trace their origins to the Crimean War of 1853-56, when smoking rose to the heights of popularity. Originally, cards were plain stiffeners in the cigarette packs. With advances in printing and lithography, it did not take long for the tobacco companies to recognize the marketing potential of illustrated cards.
Tags: Andrew Roberts, Arthur Tedder, Boer War, Charles de Gaulle, Charles Gordon, Crimean War, Cyril Mazansky, David Lloyd George, Dwight Eisenhower, H.H. Kitchener, Jacky Fisher, John de Robeck, Josef Stalin, Munich Agreement, Potsdam Conference, Teheran Conference, Winston S. Churchill,
By ANTOINE CAPET
Following previous abstracts, Vale and Scadding now complete their survey of Churchill’s health through his death in 1965. The format of their earlier articles continues. They present the evidence (mainly from diaries and memoirs), offer a chronology based on the official biography, quote press reports, and extensively discuss causal factors. Since technical language is minimal, their articles are readable by non-physicians. The main text is accompanied by vignettes on the relevant people and places.
Tags: Bernard Baruch, Charles Rob, Charles Wilson Lord Moran, David Lloyd George, Dwight Eisenhower, Edwin Scrymgoeur, Harold C. Edwards, Harold Macmillan, Herbert Seddon, J. Allister Vale, James Paterson Ross, John W. Scadding, Roy Howells, Russell Brain, Sir Thomas Dunhill, Winston S. Churchill,
By WINSTON S. CHURCHILL
Much is heard today about the perils of nationalism vis a vis global organization. Churchill considered the debate in Holland seven decades ago.
Tags: Franklin Roosevelt, Grand Pensionary, Hugo Grotius, John Churchill, Netherlands States General, Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy, Queen Wilhemina, William Gladstone, William the Silent, Winston S. Churchill,
By RANDOLPH S. CHURCHILL
Remarks by Randolph S. Churchill, Winston Churchill's great-grandson, at a dinner hosted by Hillsdale College on 14 June 2019 in celebration of the completion of the Official Biography of Sir Winston Churchill. The biography was begun in 1962 by Churchill's son, Randolph, and continued by Martin Gilbert until 2012, when Larry P. Arnn of Hillsdale College was appointed editor.
Tags: Darkest Hour, Franklin Roosevelt, Hillsdale College, Isaiah Berlin, Jennie Jerome, Larry Arnn, Martin Gilbert, Official Biography, Randolph Churchill, Ronald Reagan, Wendell Willkie, Winston Churchill,