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By WILLIAM JOHN SHEPHERD
There’s nothing wrong with the “brief life,” which serves an important educational purpose. Hanson falls short, while accepting many myths.
Tags: Albert Finney, Black Dog, Clementine Churchill, Cuba, Dardanelles, Doris Castlerosse, Gary Oldman, Harold Macmillan, Henry Hanson, Lady Randolph Churchill, Lee Remick, Lord Randolph Churchill, Nobel Prize, Robert Hardy, Simon Ward, Winston S. Churchill,
By CASEY J. WHEATLAND
The Churchill revealed by Nester is a model of statesmanship: prescient and competent, but accompanied by certain errors of strategy.
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Tags: Battle of Omdurman, Boer War, Casey J. Wheatland, Dardanelles, Herbert Kitchener, Italian Campaign, Mark Clark, Ramsay MacDonald, Richard O’Connor, Sackville Carden, Stanley Baldwin, tanks, Winston S. Churchill,
By DAVID FORMAN & RICHARD M. LANGWORTH
Despite inadequate sourcework, Wynn takes a human view of Churchill, and so writes a book examining the “flawed decisions” of the “Greatest Briton.”
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Tags: Bengal famine, Clement Attlee, Coventry bombing, Dardanelles, David Forman, Dresden bombing, Gallipoli, Joseph Stalin, Martin Gilbert, Richard M. Langworth, Singapore, Tonypandy, Winston S. Churchill,
By THE CHURCHILL PROJECT
The Churchill Project provides descriptions of the twelve most significant locations in Whitehall, London as they relate to Winston Churchill.
Tags: Admiralty, Admiralty Arch, Battle of Trafalgar, Board of Trade, Cenotaph, Colonial Office, Corinthia Hotel, Dardanelles, David Lloyd George, Duglas Haig, Dundee, Home Secretary, Horatio Nelson, King Charles I, King Edward VII, London, Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Munitons, National Liberal Club, Nelson's Column, Old War Office, Palace of Westminster, Parliament, Royal Navy, Royal Navy Air Service, Royal Scots Fusiliers, T.E. Lawrence, Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall, Winston S. Churchill,
By DAVID STAFFORD
He died in 1965 and Clare followed him five years later. Their relationship has been side-lined or ignored by many biographers more interested in politics than in Churchill’s private life. But the bust made by the “Obstreperous Anarchist” forever stands in the hallway of Chartwell. It is mute testimony to a family friendship that endured through tempestuous times.
Tags: Clare Sheridan, Dardanelles, David Lloyd George, David Stafford, Felix Dzerzhinsky, Freddie Guest, Gallipoli, George Slocombe, Grigory Zinoviev, Ian Hamilton, Independent Labour Party, Kemal Ataturk, Lady Randolph Churchill, Leon Trotsky, Leonie Leslie, Lev Kamenev, Moreton Frewen, Vernon Kell, Vladimir Lenin, William Norman Ewer, William Sheridan, Winston S. Churchill,