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By RAYMOND A. CALLAHAN
Scholarship accumulates and sources multiply, Todman writes. The perspective of Churchill’s memoirs persists—if sometimes heavily qualified.
Tags: Alan Brooke, Angus Calder, Daniel Todman, Darkest Hour, Douglas Porch, George Marshall, Harold Alexander, Operation Zipper, Paul Addison, Raymond A. Callahan, Singapore, VE Day, Winston S. Churchill,
By CHRISTOPHER C. HARMON
Still visible above swirls of pettiness, heroes remain: Brooke, the great general; above him, looming ever larger, the man who saved liberty.
Tags: Alan Brooke, Andrew Cunningham, Arthur Bryant, Bernard Montgomery, Charles Portal, Chiang Kai-shek, Christopher C. Harmon, Dwight Eisenhower, George Marshall, Harold Alexander, John Dill, Josef Stalin, King George VI, P.J. Grigg, Philip Vian, Singapore, Winston S. Churchill,
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,