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Finest Hour 145


Finest Hour 145, Winter 2009-10

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1939- 1945 : Poland’s Contribution to Victory in the Second World War

The only countries which fought from beginning of the war to the end were those of the British Commonwealth and Poland. There is room for many views about Churchill’s policies in respect of Poland, but there is no doubt he felt deeply toward that country, as this and the following article will describe.

By Winston S. Churchill

Sir Winston’s grandson is a Churchill Centre Associate, Trustee and Honorary Member.

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Finest Hour 145, Winter 2009-10

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Action This Day- Winter 1884-85, 1909-10, 1934-35, 1959-60

By Michael McMenamin

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Finest Hour 145, Winter 2009-10

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Around and About

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Finest Hour 145, Winter 2009-10

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Book Collecting “Duly Inscribed...”

Max E. Hertwig

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Finest Hour 145, Winter 2009-10

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Books, Arts & Curiosities - The Un-Great Non-Debate

The Great Debate: “Resolved, that Winston Churchill was more a  liability than an asset to the free world.” Sponsored by Intelligence Books, Arts Squared, viewable on C-Span.  See: http://xrl.us/bfneqj

By Richard M. Langworth

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Finest Hour 145, Winter 2009-10

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Churchill Proceedings - “The Dev” and Mr. Churchill An Irish Nationalist’s View of a Complicated Relationship

By Diarmaid Ferriter

Dr. Ferriter is Professor of Irish History at University College Dublin and was the 2008-09 Burns Scholar at Boston College. His latest book is Judging Dev: A Reassessment of the Life and Legacy of Eamon de Valera (2007). Two further papers on de Valera and Churchill, delivered at the 2008 Boston conference by Professors Thomas Hachey and David Freeman, will appear alongisde this one on our website. Professor Freeman’s will have been revised and expanded for a conference on the Churchills and Ireland at the University of Ulster last June. Papers from this conference will be published later by the Irish Academic Press.

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Finest Hour 145, Winter 2009-10

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Churchill Proceedings - That Neutral Island

(With apology to Clair Wills1)

By Warren F. Kimball

Dr. Kimball is Robert Treat Professor of History Emeritus at Rutgers University, a leading scholar on Roosevelt and Churchill in World War II, author of numerous books, including The Juggler: Franklin Roosevelt as Wartime Statesman, editor of the seminal three-volume Churchill and Roosevelt: The Complete Correspondence, a member of the Finest Hour editorial board and a FH contributor.

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Finest Hour 145, Winter 2009-10

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Churchilliana - The True Tale of the Tank Teapots

By Douglas Hall

The late Douglas Hall, for many years Finest Hour’s Churchilliana editor, was author of The Book of Churchilliana (2001), the most comprehensive reference to the hundreds of pieces of memorabilia produced over the years in Winston Churchill’s image. He left a large backlog of articles which we were are pleased now to offer our readers.

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Finest Hour 145, Winter 2009-10

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Datelines

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Finest Hour 145, Winter 2009-10

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Despatch Box

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