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Charles de Gaulle
By RAYMOND A. CALLAHAN
Confronted with the seeming impossible in the Middle East, Wavell acquitted himself well and was promoted as often as he was sacked.
Tags: 8th Army, Benito Mussolini, Bernard Freyberg, Bletchley Park, Charles de Gaulle, Claude Auchinleck, Desert Rats, Indian Army, Iraqforce, Irwin Rommel, Middle East, Operation Compass, Orde Wingate, Raymond A. Callahan, Vichy France, Winston S. Churchill,
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 WILLIAM JOHN SHEPHERD
Eden by Charlwood: “The morning had been golden; the noontime was bronze; and the evening lead. But all were solid, and each was polished until it shone after its fashion.”
Tags: Anthony Eden, Appeasement, Charles de Gaulle, Clarissa Lady Avon, Gamal Abdel Nasser, George Curzon, Suez Crisis, William John Shepherd, 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 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 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 TERRY REARDON
The director of the Churchill Archives Center examines Churchill’s decision-making methods on challenges and problems of the Second World War.
Tags: Allen Packwood, Archibald Wavell, Atlantic Charter, Charles de Gaulle, Claude Auchinleck, Dudley Pound, Franklin Roosevelt, Joseph Stalin, Lord Beaverbrook, Lord Hankey, Neville Chamberlain, Richard Stokes, Winston S. Churchill, “Unconditional Surrender”,
By WILL MORRISEY
Churchill never sneered at the supposed loss of French military power and valor in 20th century. He knew France provided a nearly indispensable buffer against Germany, and later, Russia.
Tags: Bismarck, Charles de Gaulle, Ferdinand Foch, Franco-Prussian War, Georges Clemenceau, Konrad Adenauer, League of Nations, Morgenthau Plan, NATO, Versailles Peace Conference, Wilhelm II, Will Morrissey,