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First World War
By PAUL K. ALKON and THE CHURCHILL PROJECT
Churchill’s political imagination allowed him to portray the implausibility of reality: a crucially different turn of history at Gettysburg.
Tags: Abraham Lincoln, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Arthur Balfour, Battle of Gettysburg, Benjamin Disraeli, Czar Nicholas II, Emperor Franz Joseph, First World War, Geroge Pickett, Jan Bloch, Jeb Stuart, Jefferson Davis, Kaiser Wilhelm II, Paul K. Alkon, Robert E. Lee, Scribner’s Magazine, Shelby Foote, Theodore Roosevelt, William Edwart Gladstone, Winston S. Churchill, woodrow wilson,
By RICHARD M. LANGWORTH
Churchill's best war books: “fascinating products of the human spirit, epic tales filled with the depravities, miseries, and glories of man.”
Tags: Anthony Montague Browne, Battle of Omdurman, David Lloyd George, Edward Grey, Edward Marsh, First World War, Herbert Kitchener, J.H. Plumb, John Keegan, Manfred Weidhorn, Passchendaele, Richard M. Langworth, Robert Pilpel, Robert Rhodes James, Rudi Giuliani, Second World War, Somme, Sudan, Thucydides, Winston S. Churchill,
By JOSHUA WAECHTER
Prudence, Aristotle’s primary quality of statesmen was well demonstrated by Churchill at the Admiralty in the years leading up to the First World War.
Tags: Alfred von Tirpitz, Aristotle, Barbara Tuchman, Battle of Jutland, Benjamin Disraeli, David Lloyd George, Edward Grey, First World War, George Callaghan, H.H. Asquith, High Seas Fleet, John Burns, John Jellicoe, John Morley, Joshua Waechter, Lord Salisbury, Patrick Buchanan, Royal Navy, Triple Entente, William Ewart Gladstone, Winston S. Churchill,
By Richard M. Langworth
Churchill, who won a Nobel Prize, and did a few other things, cannot reply. He lies at Bladon in English earth, “which in his finest hour he held inviolate.” He’d love the controversy he stirs, on media he never dreamed of. He once said the vision “of middle-aged gentlemen who are my political opponents being in a state of uproar and fury is really quite exhilarating to me.”
Tags: Black and Tans, D-Day, David Beatty, First World War, German High Seas Fleet, H.H. Asquith, Irish Treaty, John Redmond, Lusitania, Mulberry Harbors, Old Head of Kinsale, Richard M. Langworth, Titanic, William Turner, Winston S. Churchill,