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By PAUL RAFFERTY
Churchill rarely painted scene with someone else, and only once with a field marshal. Their Lake Como oils offer a glimpse of friendship and technique.
Tags: Claude Auchinleck, Duke of Edinburgh, Edward Seago, Harold Alexander, HMY Britannia, Impressionism, Lake Como, Sarah Churchill, Winston S. Churchill,
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 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 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,