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Finest Hour 153


Finest Hour 153, Winter 2011-12

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"In The Field" - Churchill and Northey - Commanding the 6th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers

Where do we get such people? From the heart of proud nations. They are always there. They are there today: Young, Men and Women, risking their lives all around this planet, in uniforms, in state departments, in the intelligence communilty, so we can be free. Don't say how how tired you are. We're going to have to find more.

By Bill Nanny

Bill Nanny of Charlotte, North Carollina (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) is an avid reader of Queen Victoria's "little wars," a collector of British campaign medals, and a contributor to JOMSA, the Journal of The Orders and Medals Research Society. His collection includes the medals awarded to Lt. Col. Northey.

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Finest Hour 153, Winter 2011-12

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The whole fury and might of the enemy” / Citizens of london

American's felt the same paralyzing fear when a bomb whistled, the same overwhelming relief when it missed. They also felt the excitement, the energy that pulsed through wartime London: On the one hand, the constant threat of death; on the other, the elevation of standing tall.

By Lynne Olson

Ms. Olson's remarks were at the twenty-seventh International Churchill Conference in Charleston, South Carolina on 26 March 2011. Her latest book is Citizens of London: The Americans Who Stood with Britain in Its Darkest, Finest Hour, published in 2010.

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Finest Hour 153, Winter 2011-12

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Action This Day: Winter 1986-87, 1911-12, 1936-37, 1961-62

By Michael McMenamin

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Finest Hour 153, Winter 2011-12

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Around and About

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Finest Hour 153, Winter 2011-12

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As They Saw Him

By Dana Cook

Mr. Cook (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) publishes literary, political and show business encounters; his first on Churchill appeared in FH 147.

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Finest Hour 153, Winter 2011-12

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Books Arts and Curisoties - Thriving in the Shade of a Great Oak

A Daughter’s Tale: The Memoir of Winston and Clementine Churchill’s Youngest Child, by Mary Soames. Doubleday UK, hardbound, illus., 416 pages, £25. Member price for signed copies only: $85. U.S. edition in May 2012, 352 pages, $28, member price $22.40.

By John G. Plumpton

Mr. Plumpton is a former president of The Churchill Centre and has contributed to Finest Hour for thirty years. He has recently created a bibliography on Canada and World War II, presently being posted at ww2bibliography.ca.

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Finest Hour 153, Winter 2011-12

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Chancellor Winston - Churchill on Gold and the Exchequer

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Finest Hour 153, Winter 2011-12

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Churchill as a literary Character (4) / Do Not Read at Your Early Convenience

Churchill’s Secret Agent, by Max and Linda Ciampoli. Berkely, softbound, 496 pp., $9.95. Portrayal ★ Worth Reading

By Michael McMenamin

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Finest Hour 153, Winter 2011-12

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Churchill At The Front : January 1916

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Finest Hour 153, Winter 2011-12

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Churchill Cartophily - Trade and Cigarette Cards

By Cyril Mazansky & Joseph Gerwood

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