Churchill Proceedings - Churchill and the Anglo-Irish War 1919-1922
Cogadh na saoirse, the Irish war of independence, was the unfortunate culmination of Britain's 700-year attempt to find a constitutional relationship with Ireland that made sense to both sides.
By Alan J. Ward
Dr. Ward is Class of 1935 Professor of Government Emeritus at the College of William and Mary. His four works on Irish History include The Easter Rising, 1916: Revolution and Irish Nationalism (1980, 2nd ed. 2003) and The Irish Constitutional Tradition: Responsible Government and Modern Ireland, 1782-1992 (1994). Our thanks to Professor Warren F. Kimball for editing this paper.
Cover Story - Churchill in Nazi Cartoon Propaganda
“I always loved cartoons,” Churchill wrote in 1931. It would have been asking a lot for him to love the ones the germans generated a few years later: A graphic reminder of what he was up against.
By Randall Bytwerk
Dr. Bytwerk is Professor of Communication at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and author of JuliusStreicher and BendingSpines: The Propagandas of National Socialism and the German Democratic Republic. In his Landmark Speeches of National Socialism (2008) he writes: “The Germans claimed that they did not know what was happening—that was not persuasive. Everything that Nazism intended was revealed in its rhetoric. He who had ears could have heard.”
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