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By DAVID FORMAN & RICHARD M. LANGWORTH
Despite inadequate sourcework, Wynn takes a human view of Churchill, and so writes a book examining the “flawed decisions” of the “Greatest Briton.”
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Tags: Bengal famine, Clement Attlee, Coventry bombing, Dardanelles, David Forman, Dresden bombing, Gallipoli, Joseph Stalin, Martin Gilbert, Richard M. Langworth, Singapore, Tonypandy, Winston S. Churchill,
By WILLIAM J. SHEPHERD
During the war Churchill told a general: “Improvise and dare…He improvise and dore.” Leebaert sees America’s walk to global leadership in much the same way.
Tags: Anthony Eden, Clement Attlee, Derek Leebaert, Dwight Eisenhower, Ernest Bevin, Franklin Roosevelt, Harold Macmillan, John Charmley, Joseph Stalin, Korean War, Malaya War, Suez Crisis, Vietnam War, Winston S. Churchill,
By JOHN H. MAURER
The Soviets contributed mightily to victory, but their success was owed to Churchill and Roosevelt, who provided crucial aid and kept Japan occupied.
Tags: Battle of Kursk, Daisy Suckley, Franklin Roosevelt, Ivan Maisky, Jan Smuts, John H. Maurer, Joseph Stalin, Vladimir Putin, Vyacheslav Molotov, Winston S. Churchill, Yosuke Matsuoka,
By WARREN F. KIMBALL
In wartime, Eisenhower related to Churchill as junior to senior. As President, the relationship vastly changed, but ties of sentiment were still there.
Tags: 1953 Bermuda Conference, Anglo-Persian Oil Company, Anthony Eden, Battle of Gettysburg, Bermuda Conference, Edgar Faure, Harold Macmillan, John Colville, John Foster Dulles, Joseph Stalin, Klaus Larres, Martin Gilbert, Michael Howard, Mohammad Mosaddegh, Peter Boyle, SHAEF, Stephen Ambrose, Winston S. Churchill,
By RICHARD M. LANGWORTH
Churchill never said this: he was far too fastidious to apply such a term generically. He knew his fascists, and identified them more specifically.
Tags: Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Communism, Fascism, fascists, Joseph Stalin, Nazism, Nigel Rees, Winston S. Churchill,
By DR. CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER
“Only Churchill carries that absolutely required criterion: indispensability,” wrote Dr. Krauthammer. “Without Churchill the world today would be unrecognizable.”
Tags: Abraham Lincoln, Adolf Hitler, Albert Einstein, Charles de Gaulle, Charles Krauthammer, Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, John Paul II, Joseph Stalin, Konrad Adenauer, Margaret Thatcher, Mohandas Gandhi, Ronald Reagan, Winston S. Churchill,
By TERRY REARDON
The director of the Churchill Archives Center examines Churchill’s decision-making methods on challenges and problems of the Second World War.
Tags: Allen Packwood, Archibald Wavell, Atlantic Charter, Charles de Gaulle, Claude Auchinleck, Dudley Pound, Franklin Roosevelt, Joseph Stalin, Lord Beaverbrook, Lord Hankey, Neville Chamberlain, Richard Stokes, Winston S. Churchill, “Unconditional Surrender”,
By LARRY P. ARNN
Read Larry P. Arnn's analysis of Churchill's fight against socialism on the domestic front in Great Britain, as excerpted from his book "Churchill's Trial".
Tags: Bolshevism, Communism, G.D.H. Cole, Joseph Stalin, Karl Marx, Larry P. Arnn, R.H.S. Crossman, Sidney Webb, Socialism, Sydney Olivier, Winston S. Churchill,
By JOHN H. MATHER, MD
Speaking of Britain and its Empire in 1941, Winston Churchill said: “We have not journeyed all this way across the centuries, across the oceans, across the mountains, across the prairies, because we are made of sugar candy.”1 A few weeks earlier he had advised the boys at Harrow School: “Never give in—never, never, never, never—in nothing, great or small, large or petty—never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.”2 The image he conveyed is one of hardiness and personal toughness, and it galvanized his countrymen. Yet we rarely give thought to where he found the hardiness and resilience he conveyed.
Tags: Alan Brooke, Charles Moran, Clementine Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, Elizabeth Everest, Franklin Roosevelt, John Churchill, Joseph Stalin, Mary SOames, Sarah Churchill, Winston S. Churchill,
By THE CHURCHILL PROJECT
Question: Malcolm MacDonald (son of Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald) records in his book, "Titans and Others," a Churchill confrontation with then-Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin in the House of Commons. “History will say the Rt. Hon. Gentleman is wrong in this matter,” Churchill says. “I know it will, for I shall write that history.” What was the date? Didn’t he say this frequently?
Tags: David Reynolds, Ernest Bevin, Joseph Stalin, Malcolm MacDonald, Ramsay MacDonald, Stanley Baldwin, Winston S. Churchill,