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By BRADLEY TOLPPANEN
Lifetime friend and trusted collaborator, Louis Spears knew France and the French as few Britons, serving faithfully in peace and war.
Tags: Alfred Duff Cooper, Anthony Eden, Archibald Sinclair, Bradley Tolppanen, Charles de Gaulle, Charles Lanrezac, Dakar Expedition, Fashoda Incident, Georges Clemenceau, Harold Macmillan, Louis Spears, Neville Chamberlain, Paul Reynaud, Stanley Baldwin, Vichy France, Winston S. Churchill,
By JOHN H. MAURER
Historical close calls, during the Spanish flu epidemic of 1918-21, remind us of the role of illness and chance in the fate of nations and their leaders.
Tags: Cary Grayson, David Lloyd George, Eleanor Roosevelt, Frances Stevenson, Franklin Roosevelt, Georges Clemenceau, John H. Maurer, Lucy Mercer, Margaret Lloyd George, Spanish flu pandemic, Thucydides, Versailles Treaty, Vittorio Orlando, Winston S. Churchill, woodrow wilson,
By RICHARD M. LANGWORTH
These are just a few of the classical authors Churchill read in his self-education as a young man. They form an adjunct to the more recent and direct inspirations, the figures of more recent centuries.
Tags: Andrew Roberts, Aristotle, Bourke Cockran, Cicero, Duke of Marlborough, Georges Clemenceau, Great Contemporaries, Horatio Nelson, John Morley, Justin Lyons, Leo Strauss, Lord Randolph Churchill, Napoleon, Paul Rahe, Plato, Richard M. Langworth, Shakespeare, Socrates, Thucydides, War of Spanish Succession, Winston S. Churchill, Xenophon,
By WILL MORRISEY
Churchill never sneered at the supposed loss of French military power and valor in 20th century. He knew France provided a nearly indispensable buffer against Germany, and later, Russia.
Tags: Bismarck, Charles de Gaulle, Ferdinand Foch, Franco-Prussian War, Georges Clemenceau, Konrad Adenauer, League of Nations, Morgenthau Plan, NATO, Versailles Peace Conference, Wilhelm II, Will Morrissey,