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By BRADLEY P. TOLPPANEN
A close Anglo-American partnership was a guiding principle in Churchill’s thinking about international relations. The creation of such a partnership was a central aspect of his long political career. While still a young backbench Member of Parliament, he said, “it ought to be the main end of English statecraft over a long period of years to cultivate good relations with the United States.” In 1918 he declared it his hope that the two countries would “act permanently together.”
Tags: Alan P. Dobson, Bradley P. Tolppanen, Dwight Eisenhower, Harry S. Truman, Iron Curtain Speech, Lord Halifax, Steve Marsh, Suez Crisis, Warren F. Kimball, Winston S. Churchill,
By RONALD I. COHEN
We all benefit from Hillsdale’s twenty-three volumes of The Churchill Documents, Robert Rhodes James’s Complete Speeches and the 332 Churchill articles in the Collected Essays. Vital as these contributions are, they do not capture everything Churchill wrote or said. There is far more. The task I set myself, all those years ago, was to find everything else, too. - Ronald Cohen
Tags: Andrew Rae Duncan, Bibliography of the Writings of Sir Winston Churchill, Brendan Bracken, Collected Essays, Complete Speeches, Corona Library, David Kirkwood, Dwight Eisenhower, Earl of Birkenhead, Eddie Marsh, Hazel Lavery, Herbert Haseltine, Jean Hamilton, John Lavery, Josiah Wedgwood, Lord Birdwood, Lord Ismay, Lord Lloyd, Malakand Field Force, Mark Sykes, Marthe McKenna, Paul Maze, Phyllis Moir, Red Clydeside, Ronald I. Cohen, Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart, Sir Philip Vian, Sir Roger Keyes, Sir Tom Bridges, Viscount Rothermere, Walter H. Thompson, Winston S. Churchill,
By RICHARD M. LANGWORTH
Christmas, 1941: “By our sacrifice…these same children shall not be robbed of their inheritance…. And so, in God’s mercy, a happy Christmas to you all.”
Tags: Andrew Cunningham, Arthur Tedder, Chequers, Clement Attlee, Clementine Churchill, Dwight Eisenhower, Elizabeth Nel, Eric Seal, Harold Alexander, John Martin, Lord Moran, Richard M. Langworth, Sarah Churchill, Stafford Cripps, Stewart Menzies, Teheran Conference, Vic Oliver, 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 ANTOINE CAPET
Following previous abstracts, Vale and Scadding now complete their survey of Churchill’s health through his death in 1965. The format of their earlier articles continues. They present the evidence (mainly from diaries and memoirs), offer a chronology based on the official biography, quote press reports, and extensively discuss causal factors. Since technical language is minimal, their articles are readable by non-physicians. The main text is accompanied by vignettes on the relevant people and places.
Tags: Bernard Baruch, Charles Rob, Charles Wilson Lord Moran, David Lloyd George, Dwight Eisenhower, Edwin Scrymgoeur, Harold C. Edwards, Harold Macmillan, Herbert Seddon, J. Allister Vale, James Paterson Ross, John W. Scadding, Roy Howells, Russell Brain, Sir Thomas Dunhill, Winston S. Churchill,
By ANTOINE CAPET
“Churchill was not a great artist, but he was a very accomplished painter,” states Cannadine in this study of Churchill’s art through his and others’ writings.
Tags: Daradnelles Campaign, David Cannadine, Dwight Eisenhower, George W. Bush, Harold Alexander, Harry Truman,