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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 ANDREW ROBERTS
Before Covid-19 leaves our native shores, is there anything that might be learned from Churchillian leadership about our best response to it?
Tags: Andrew Roberts, Arthur Balfour, Black Week, Catherine Arnold, Covid-19, Dunkirk, Giuseppe Conte, Influenza, Laura Spinney, Mary SOames, Mohandas Gandhi, Patrick Vallance, Queen Victoria, Somme Offensive, Spanish Flu, Thomas Inskip, Winston S. Churchill,
By ANDREW ROBERTS
The Splendid and the Vile is the story of the London Blitz, from the moment that Winston Churchill became prime minister on 10 May 1940, until the Luftwaffe raid that destroyed the parts of the House of Commons exactly one year later, coincidentally on the same night that Rudolf Hess flew to Scotland.
Tags: Alex Hardinge, Andrew Roberts, Averell Harriman, Dunkirk, Erik Larson, Hermann Göring, Joseph Goebbels, King George VI, London Blitz, Mary SOames, Pamela Churchill, Randolph Churchill, Rudolf Hess, Stalingrad, Winston S. Churchill,
By THE CHURCHILL PROJECT
It was not a broadcast appeal to the nation. Nothing so vague as that for Winston S. Churchill. It was his order to the Admiralty on 20 May 1940. The Admiralty then formed the Small Vessels Pool, in which private owners registered their craft for the mission and were given routes and charts.
Tags: Andrew Roberts, Bertram Ramsay, British Expeditionary Forces, Dunkirk, Neville Chamberlain, Nigel Sharp, Small Vessels Pool, Walter Lord, Winston S. Churchill,