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By ZAREER MASANI
Famine and Relief: Far from seeking to starve India, Churchill sought every possible way to alleviate the suffering without undermining the war effort.
Tags: Amartya Sen, Archibald Wavell, Bengal famine, India, Indian Congress, Leopold Amery, Madhusree Mukerjee, Mahasabha, Mohandas Gandhi, Muslim League, Pakistan, Quit India Movement, Ramaswamy Mudaliar, Stafford Cripps, Subhas Chandra Bose, Tirthankar Roy, Victor Hope Lord Linlithgow, Winston S. Churchill, Zareer Masani,
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 BRADLEY P. TOLPPANNEN
"I have forfeited a great deal. I have given up an office that I loved, work in which I was deeply interested, and a staff of which any man might be proud. I have given up associations in that work with my colleagues with whom I have maintained for many years the most harmonious relations, not only as colleagues but as friends. I have given up the privilege of serving as lieutenant to a leader whom I still regard with the deepest admiration and affection. I have ruined, perhaps, my political career. But that is a little matter; I have retained something which is to me of great value—I can still walk about the world with my head erect." - Duff Cooper, 1938
Tags: Alfred Duff Cooper, Appeasement, Archibald Wavell, Douglas Haig, Harold Nicolson, J.L. Garvin, Lady Diana Cooper, Leopold Amery, Max Beaverbrook, Max Reinhardt, Munich Pact, Neville Chamberlain, Richard Law, Robert Boothby, Singapore, Talleyrand, The Other Club, Violet Bonham Carter, Walter Elliot, Winston S. Churchill,
By BRADLEY TOLPPANEN
Of all those appointed to his cabinet in May 1940, Prime Minister Winston Churchill had known Leo Amery the longest—back to when they were schoolboys. Despite the longevity of their relationship, they were never very close. Rather, as Robert Rhodes James wrote, “there was always a deﬁnite restraint, a lack of warmth, a noticeable caution and reserve” between them. Nevertheless, Amery played a notable part in ensuring Churchill’s premiership.
Tags: Anschluss, Appeasement, Balfour Declaration, Bradley Tolppanen, David Lloyd George, Edward Heath, Harold Macmillan, Hitler, Indian Army, Julian Amery, Leopold Amery, Munich Agreement, Neville Chamberlain, Winston S. Churchill,