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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 RICHARD M. LANGWORTH
Churchill's racial epithets were extremely rare. Most of the few that do exist come from only one source—which leads one to question how reliable it is.
Tags: Alfred Duff Cooper, Anthony Eden, D.F. Malan, Desmond Moreton, Dwight Eisenhower, H.L. Mencken, Jacky Fisher, Jan Smuts, John Dill, Lady Randolph Churchill, Leopold Amery, Lord Moran, Lord Randolph Churchill, Maurice Hankey, Montagu Porch, Mussolini, My African Journey, Thomas Birley, Tirthankar Roy, William F. Buckley Jr., William Manchester, Winston S. Churchill,
By CYRIL MAZANSKY
The earliest cigarette cards trace their origins to the Crimean War of 1853-56, when smoking rose to the heights of popularity. Originally, cards were plain stiffeners in the cigarette packs. With advances in printing and lithography, it did not take long for the tobacco companies to recognize the marketing potential of illustrated cards.
Tags: Andrew Roberts, Arthur Tedder, Boer War, Charles de Gaulle, Charles Gordon, Crimean War, Cyril Mazansky, David Lloyd George, Dwight Eisenhower, H.H. Kitchener, Jacky Fisher, John de Robeck, Josef Stalin, Munich Agreement, Potsdam Conference, Teheran Conference, Winston S. Churchill,
By CHRISTOPHER H. STERLING and RICHARD M. LANGWORTH
Churchill on Fisher: “I am glad we were friends in the end.” Was his love for the admiral an error of judgment? Barry Gough has the answers.