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Book Announcement – Becoming Winston Churchill

Finest Hour 129, Winter 2005-06

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Book Announcement – Becoming Winston Churchill Read More >

3. From the Canon – The United States of Europe

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3. From the Canon – The United States of Europe

By Winston S. Churchill, 1938 • Part I Read More >

Inside The Journals – Whence the AASR?*

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Inside The Journals – Whence the AASR?*

*THE ANGLO-AMERICAN SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP, coined by Churchill and regularly dredged up by politicians of all stripes and both sides of the Atlantic, is questioned anew… Read More >

A Tour de Force on Churchill and Canada

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A Tour de Force on Churchill and Canada

The Great Dominion: Winston Churchill in Canada, 1900-1954, by David Dilks. Foreword by The Lady Soames LG DBE. Toronto: Thomas Allen Publishers, 457 pp., illus., C$45. Member price $XX

By Barry Gough

Professor Gough, is a member of The Churchill Centre College of Fellows, historian of the Royal Navy and Canada, professor emeritus of Wilfrid Laurier University, Archives Fellow of Churchill College, and past President of The Organization for the History of Canada. Read More >

But This One is Utterly Optional

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But This One is Utterly Optional

Winston Churchill: His Military Life 1895-1945, by Michael Paterson. David and Charles, 308 pages, £20. Member price $35.

By Paul H. Courtenay Read More >

Books, Arts & Curiosities – Churchill As Soldier / A standard Work

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Books, Arts & Curiosities – Churchill As Soldier / A standard Work

Winston Churchill—Soldier: The Military Life of a Gentleman at War, by Douglas S. Russell. Brassey’s, 388 pages, £20.

By Paul H. Courtenay Read More >

Action This Day – Winter 1880-81, 1905-06, 1930-31, 1955-56

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Action This Day – Winter 1880-81, 1905-06, 1930-31, 1955-56

By Michael McMenamin Read More >

In Search of Jennie’s Birthplace

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In Search of Jennie’s Birthplace

By David Druckman

David and Lynn Druckman live in Chicago and Tucson when they are not traveling the world, often in search of arcane Churchilliana. See David’s “South African Escape,” FH 47, “Coming to Grips with Gallipoli,” FH 90, and “Hotel Mamounia, Morocco,” FH 108. Read More >

Churchill: A Man Who Believed

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Churchill:  A Man Who Believed

By John Ramsden

Dr. Ramsden, is Professor of Modern History at Queen Mary College, London, Vice Chairman of The Churchill Centre’s academic advisers and author of Man of the Century: Winston Churchill and His Legend Since 1945. Reprinted by courtesy of the author from The Tablet of 29 January 2005 which also provided the artwork. Read More >

Wit & Wisdom

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Wit & Wisdom Read More >

Student Correspondence – Pondering the Wilderness Years

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Student Correspondence – Pondering the Wilderness Years Read More >

The Statesman John Kennedy Admired Most

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The Statesman John Kennedy Admired Most

By Fred Glueckstein

Mr. Glueckstein is a Maryland writer. His “Winston Churchill and Colonist II” appeared in FH 125, Winter 2004-05. We thank Churchill Centre Trustee Christopher Matthews, author of Kennedy and Nixon: The Rivalry that Shaped Postwar America, for kindly reviewing this manuscript and allowing quotations from his book. The drawing on this spread is by Curtis Hooper, commissioned by Sarah Churchill for her series of intaglio prints, “A Visual Philosophy of Sir Winston Churchill,” 1970s. (See FH 117, 120.) Read More >

Great Contemporaries – Churchill and Patton

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Great Contemporaries – Churchill and Patton

By John Marshman

Mr. Marshman is a member of ICS (UK). We are grateful to The Churchill Archives Centre Cambridge for permission to quote the Churchill-Patton correspondence from the file CHUR 02/142/031. Read More >

English-Speaking Peoples – Wartime Questions Today: The Doctrine ff Preemption

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English-Speaking Peoples – Wartime Questions Today: The Doctrine ff Preemption

By Geogre F. Will Read More >

Wartime Questions to Postwar Answers: Riddles of War

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Wartime Questions to Postwar Answers: Riddles of War

By Christopher C. Harmon

Professor Harmon is a Churchill Centre academic adviser who for four years offered a course based on Churchill’s memoirs, The Second World War, at the Marines’ Command & Staff College, Quantico, Virginia. The author thanks Charles Robert Harmon, Professor Emeritus of History at Seattle University, for reviewing his draft manuscript. Read More >

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