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By ANTOINE CAPET
Churchill was an early and steady supporter of a Channel Tunnel, which was first proposed in 1751. For most of his life he joined in lively and almost continuous discussion of “a fixed link with the Continent.” Indeed, during the 1924-1929 Conservative government, Churchill was seen as “the leading political advocate of a tunnel.”
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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.
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By RICHARD M. LANGWORTH
Our grief and loss are deeply felt. Paul was a gentleman scholar: a man of strong convictions, who never let them interfere with his search for truth. Hagiography is fatal. Honesty matters. Those were his cardinal precepts. Above all, he left a corpus of excellence from which young people will always learn things worth knowing. His work abides, and as Churchill said, a man never dies as long as he is remembered. All who love history will forever remember Paul Addison.
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By BRADLEY TOLPPANEN
McKercher and Capet have provided a collection of substantive and challenging essays. Their book offers many useful observations that will stimulate further historical discussion and scholarship.
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By ANTOINE CAPET
Medical historians find no evidence that Churchill suffered from major depression, but his health was subject to many ailments in his final decade.
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By ANTOINE CAPET
Sphinx editors in Brussels were steeped in the war as Churchill described it. Their volumes offer a splendid collection of wartime photographs.
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