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By BRADLEY TOLPPANEN
Lifetime friend and trusted collaborator, Louis Spears knew France and the French as few Britons, serving faithfully in peace and war.
Tags: Alfred Duff Cooper, Anthony Eden, Archibald Sinclair, Bradley Tolppanen, Charles de Gaulle, Charles Lanrezac, Dakar Expedition, Fashoda Incident, Georges Clemenceau, Harold Macmillan, Louis Spears, Neville Chamberlain, Paul Reynaud, Stanley Baldwin, Vichy France, Winston S. Churchill,
By MARK MILKE
The Calgary Churchill statue will celebrate Sir Winston’s prescience in peace, resolution in war, and lifetime quest for liberty and human rights.
Tags: Alberta, Andrew Roberts, Boer War, Bradley Tolppanen, Calgary, Famous Five Suffragists, Hong Kong, Kristallnacht, Mark Milke, Mohandas Gandhi, Neville Chamberlain, Sir Winston S. Churchill Society of Calgary, Winston S. Churchill,
By BRADLEY P. TOLPPANEN
Among his generals, Churchill thought Alexander “the best we had.” Alex for his part was ever faithful, saying, “I can’t simply refuse Winston.”
Tags: Alan Brooke, Andrew Cunningham, Anzio, Baltische Landeswehr, Bernard Montgomery, Bradley Tolppanen, Dunkirk, Dwight Eisenhower, El Alamein, Erwin Rommel, George Patton, Gothic Line, Harold Alexander, Harrow School, Heinrich Von Vietinghoff, Latvia, Mark Clark, Monte Cassino, Viscount Gort, Winston S. Churchill,
By BRADLEY TOLPPANEN
Of all those appointed to his cabinet in May 1940, Prime Minister Winston Churchill had known Leo Amery the longest—back to when they were schoolboys. Despite the longevity of their relationship, they were never very close. Rather, as Robert Rhodes James wrote, “there was always a deﬁnite restraint, a lack of warmth, a noticeable caution and reserve” between them. Nevertheless, Amery played a notable part in ensuring Churchill’s premiership.
Tags: Anschluss, Appeasement, Balfour Declaration, Bradley Tolppanen, David Lloyd George, Edward Heath, Harold Macmillan, Hitler, Indian Army, Julian Amery, Leopold Amery, Munich Agreement, Neville Chamberlain, Winston S. Churchill,