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By FRED GLUECKSTEIN
Violet Asquith, 1906: “I found myself sitting next to this young man who seemed to me quite different from any other young man I had ever met…”
Tags: 9th Duke of Marlborough, Admiralty, Clementine Churchill, Enchantress, Fred Glueckstein, Gallipoli, H.H. Asquith, Henry Campbell Bannerman, Herbert Kitchener, Jacky Fisher, Joseph Ward, King Manuel II, Lord Rosebery, Marquis de Soveral, Maurice Bonham Carter, New Slains Castle, Rupert Brooke, Violet Bonham Carter, 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 ROBIN BRODHURST
Smith is clear that Churchill was a believer in a faith. And that faith was at the heart of his appeal to the British people in the Second World War.
Tags: 7th Earl of Shaftesbury, Alistair Campbell, Andrew Roberts, athens, Book of Common Prayer, Brendan Bracken, Gallipoli, Gary Scott Smith, Hensley Henson, James Welldon, Jeffrey Fisher, King James Bible, Margaret Thatcher, Nevil Schute, Robert Blake, Robin Brodhurst, Tony Blair, William Temple, Winston S. Churchill,
By RICHARD M. LANGWORTH
Early in the 20th century, Armenian peoples suffered the greatest and bloodiest of all the great mass-slaughters which till then there was record.
Tags: Adana massacre, Armenia, Battle of Ypres, Chanak crisis, chemical warfare, David Lloyd George, Enver Pasha, Gallipoli, Hamidian massacres, League of Nations, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Ottoman Empire, Paris Peace Conference, Sir Henry Wilson, Sultan Abdul Hamid II, The Aftermath, Theodore Roosevelt, Treaty of Lausanne, Treaty of Sèvres, Turkey, William Ewart Gladstone, Winston S. Churchill, woodrow wilson, Young Turks,
By FRED GLUECKSTEIN
Throwback to vanished age, Sassoon served his country in war and peace, and entertained the glitterati at his palatial mansions. He died too young.
Tags: Anthony Eden, David Lloyd George, Douglas Haig, Fred Glueckstein, Gallipoli, Gallipoli campaign, John French, Kenneth Clark, Marthe Bibesco, Philip Sassoon, Philip Tilden, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, Richard Tauber, Robert Boothby, Samuel Hoare, Siegfried Sassoon, Stanley Baldwin, Winston S. Churchill,
By JUSTIN D. LYONS
“In my mind’s eye I invest him with the robes of Caesar…. The lives of the great are an inspiration to their posterity.” —Lewis Broad
Tags: Battle of Zela, Birth of Britain, Caesar’s Commentaries, Charles Munro, Cicero, Clement Attlee, David Lloyd George, Emery Reves, Gallic Wars, Gallipoli, H.G. Wells, Harrow School, Home Guard, John Maynard Keynes, Julius Caesar, Justin D. Lyons, Plutarch, T.E. Lawrence, William Ewart Gladstone, 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,