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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 RICHARD LANGWORTH
Only a statesman with the broad tolerance of Winston Churchill could laugh off Shaw’s politics while acknowledging his literary genius.
Tags: Abdication Crisis, George Bernard Shaw, Josef Stalin, King Edward VIII, Maxim Litvinov, Nancy Astor, Stanley Baldwin, Vladimir Lenin, Winston S. Churchill,
By WARREN F. KIMBALL
For non-Russian-reading researchers, this book is indispensable. For aficionados of the history of the Second World War, it is a thought-provoking delight.
Tags: David Reynolds, Franklin Roosevelt, Ivan Maisky, Josef Stalin, Oleg Rzheshevsky, Teheran Conference, Vladimir Pechatnov. Vyacheslav Molotov, Warren F. Kimball, Winston S. Churchill, Yalta Conference,
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 WARREN F. KIMBALL
Why would Hamilton raise the inconsequential to the significant? With admirers like this, Churchill’s memory needs no enemies.
Tags: Alan Brooke, Alex Danchev, Anzio, Arthur Bryant, D-Day, Daniel Todman, David Reynolds, Elliott Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, Josef Stalin, Lend Lease, Leo Tolstoy, Lord Moran, Mackenzie King, Nigel Hamilton, Operation Overlord, Teheran Conference, Winston S. Churchill,