Finest Hour 155

Download This Issue

In this Issue

Riddles Mysteries Enigmas

Finest Hour 155, Summer 2012

Page 11

Riddles Mysteries Enigmas Read More >

Around and About

Finest Hour 155, Summer 2012

Page 8

Around and About Read More >

Datelines

Finest Hour 155, Summer 2012

Page 5

Datelines Read More >

Despatch Box

Finest Hour 155, Summer 2012

Page 4

Despatch Box Read More >

The Relationship Matured: Britannia Still Ruled SomeWaves

Finest Hour 155, Summer 2012

Page 58

The Relationship Matured: Britannia Still Ruled SomeWaves

By Alan P. Dobson and Steve Marsh

Drs. Dobson (St. Andrews University) and Marsh (Cardiff University) are co-authors of U.S. Foreign Policy since 1945. Dr. Dobson is writing a book about Roosevelt and the development of U.S. civil aviation; Dr. Marsh’s specialties are Anglo-American relations and EU foreign and security policy. Read More >

The Special Relationship Reflects What Allies Really Are

Finest Hour 155, Summer 2012

Page 54

The Special Relationship ReflectsWhat Allies Really Are

By Sir Max Hastings

Sir Max Hugh Macdonald Hastings FRSL is a British journalist, editor, historian and prolific author. His Finest Years: Churchill as Warlord 1940-45 was reviewed in Finest Hour 146. His latest book, Inferno: The World at War 1939-1945, is published by Albert Knopf. Read More >

The greatest of Great Contemporaries

Finest Hour 155, Summer 2012

Page 53

The greatest of Great Contemporaries

Great Contemporaries by Winston S. Churchill. ISI, softbound, illus., 506 pages, $22. Member price $17.60

By Richard M. Langworth Read More >

Meetings in Marrakech: The Paintings of Hassan El Glaoui and Winston Churchill

Finest Hour 155, Summer 2012

Page 52

Meetings  in  Marrakech:  The  Paintings of  Hassan  El  Glaoui  and  Winston Churchill

Meetings in Marrakech: The Paintings of Hassan El Glaoui and Winston Churchill, by Touria El Glaoui and Celia Sandys. Skira Editore, softbound, illus., 72 pages, £25 £20.40 from Amazon UK.

By Touria El Glaoui and Celia Sandys Read More >

From Hussar to Painter

Finest Hour 155, Summer 2012

Page 52

From Hussar to Painter

Winston Churchill: Oxfordshire Hussar, edited by Stanley C. Jenkins. Lightmoor Press, softbound, illus., 64 pages, £5.50 from Amazon UK.

By Paul H. Courtenay Read More >

Churchill’s Secret Skills

Finest Hour 155, Summer 2012

Page 51

Churchill’s Secret Skills

Churchill’s Secret Skills, by Binden Shovel; Winston Churchill: An American Idol by Leonard SpencerLewis. Kernel & Warden, softbound, 250 pages, $14.95.

By Binden Shovel Read More >

Cheap, Cheerful, Cheerless

Finest Hour 155, Summer 2012

Page 51

Cheap, Cheerful, Cheerless

Winston Churchill, by Rodney Legg. PiXZ Books, hardbound, illus., 64 pages, £4.99, Amazon $7.35.

By Michael Richards Read More >

Other People’s Empires

Finest Hour 155, Summer 2012

Page 50

Other People’s Empires

Churchill, America and Vietnam, 1941-45, by T. O. Smith. Palgrave Macmillan, softbound, illus., 200 pages, $28.95.
Churchill, Eden and Indo-China, 1951-1955, by Nong van Dan. Anthem Press, softbound, 390 pages, $40.00. Read More >

From Ireland to Vietnam

Finest Hour 155, Summer 2012

Page 49

From Ireland to Vietnam

The Chamberlains, the Churchills and Ireland, 1874-1922, by Ian Chambers. Cambria Press, hardbound, illus., 346 pages, $114.95, Kindle $57.99.
The Churchills in Ireland 1660-1965: Connections and Controversies, Robert McNamara, ed. Irish Academic Press, hardbound, illus., 286 pages, $79.95.

By Christopher H. Sterling Read More >

The Appeasers Revisited

Finest Hour 155, Summer 2012

Page 48

The Appeasers Revisited

Prisms of British Appeasement: Revisionist Reputations of John Simon, Samuel Hoare, Anthony Eden, Lord Halifax and Alfred Duff Cooper, by Terrance L. Lewis. Sussex Academic Press, hardbound, illus., 234 pages, $74.95.

By Ted Hutchinson

Mr. Hutchinson is executive director of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics and an adjunct professor of history at the New England College of Business and Finance. Read More >

All Churchill’s Fault

Finest Hour 155, Summer 2012

Page 47

All Churchill’s Fault

Gallipoli, by Peter Hart. Oxford University Press, hardbound, illus., 534 pp. $34.95. Kindle $13.72. Member price $27.95.

By Terry Reardon

Mr. Reardon is Vice-Chairman and Recording Secretary of ICS, Canada. Read More >

Join Now

Join NowPlease join with us to help preserve the memory of Winston Churchill and continue to explore how his life, experiences and leadership are ever-more relevant in today’s chaotic world. BENEFITS >BECOME A MEMBER >

WinstonChurchill.org

The International Churchill Society (ICS), founded in 1968 shortly after Churchill death, is the world’s preeminent member organisation dedicated to preserving the historic legacy of Sir Winston Churchill.

At a time when leadership is challenged at every turn, that legacy looms larger and remains more relevant than ever.