Finest Hour 143

Why Ireland Won: The War from the Irish Side

Finest Hour 143, Summer 2009

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Why Ireland Won: The War from the Irish Side

How a handful of radicals, through violent action, co-opted Irish constitutional nationalism, and set the pattern for all successful wars of national liberation in the 20th century

By Timothy D. Hoyt

Dr. Hoyt is Profesor of Strategy and Policy, U.S. Naval War College, and has worked or consulted for U.S. government agencies on security issues. He is currently working on a history of the Irish Republican Army, as well as projects on U.S. military strategy in the 21st century and American relations with India and Pakistan. Read More >

Churchill Proceedings – Churchill and the Anglo-Irish War 1919-1922

Finest Hour 143, Summer 2009

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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. Read More >

Imperial Kelly

Finest Hour 143, Summer 2009

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Imperial Kelly

Imperial Kelly by Peter Bowen (Crown, 1992). Portrayal
Worth Reading

By Peter Bowen Read More >

Churchill as a Literary Character / WSC in Fiction(2)

Finest Hour 143, Summer 2009

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Churchill as a Literary Character / WSC in Fiction(2)

The Man from St. Petersburg, by Ken Follett (Signet, 1983). Portrayal, Worth Reading

By Michael T. McMenamin Read More >

Too Many Errors You Shouldn’t Know

Finest Hour 143, Summer 2009

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Too Many Errors You Shouldn’t Know

274 Things You Should Know About Churchill, by Patrick Delaforce. O’Mara Books, 188 pages, hardbound, $25. Member price $20.

By Patrick Delaforce Read More >

A Sight for Lore Eyes

Finest Hour 143, Summer 2009

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A Sight for Lore Eyes

Blenheim and the Churchill Family: A Personal Portrait, by Henrietta Spencer-Churchill. Cico, 218 pages, hardbound, illus., $50. Member price $40.

By Paul H. Courtenay

Mr. Courtenay is a FH senior editor. Read More >

The Stuff of History

Finest Hour 143, Summer 2009

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The Stuff of History

Masters and Commanders: How Roosevelt, Churchill, Marshall and Alanbrooke Won the War in the West, by Andrew Roberts. Harper, 720 pages, illus., $35. Member price $28.

By Christopher H. Sterling Read More >

Thoughts and Adventures

Finest Hour 143, Summer 2009

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Thoughts and Adventures

Thoughts and Adventures, by Winston S. Churchill, edited with an introduction by James W. Muller. ISI Books, 380 pages, illus., softbound, $22. Member price $17.60.

By Winston S. Churchill Read More >

Books, Arts & Curiosities – True Persona: Two Works of Genius

Finest Hour 143, Summer 2009

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Books, Arts & Curiosities – True Persona: Two Works of Genius

By Richard M. Langworth Read More >

Winston Churchill’s Constitutionalism: A Critique of Socialism in America

Finest Hour 143, Summer 2009

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Winston Churchill’s Constitutionalism: A Critique of Socialism in America

By Justin D. Lyons

Justin Lyons is Associate Professor of History and Political Science and Adjunct Fellow in the John M. Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs at Ashland University, and a valued part of Churchill Centre educational activities. This is an excerpt from his article first posted by the Heritage Foundation (http://xrl.us/bev4gv) which is now found also on Finest Hour Online (http://xrl.us/beuiy6). Read More >

Student Essay – From Pen to Parliament

Finest Hour 143, Summer 2009

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Student Essay – From Pen to Parliament

How a young man’s writings shaped a hero

By Allison Hay

Ms. Hay is a graduate with distinction from the University of Oklahoma, where she was a Letters major under Professor Ronald Schleifer. She begins law school this autumn at OU. Read More >

Leading Churchill Myths – Myth: “We Don’t Torture” / Fact: We Did

Finest Hour 143, Summer 2009

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Leading Churchill Myths – Myth: “We Don’t Torture” / Fact: We Did Read More >

Glimpses – Guarding Greatness, Part I

Finest Hour 143, Summer 2009

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Glimpses – Guarding Greatness, Part I

By Ronald E. Golding Read More >

“Never Splash in Shallow Waters”

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“Never Splash in Shallow Waters”

The Hon. Jack Kemp
Tenth International Churchill Conference
Mayflower Hotel, Washington,
7 November 1993 Read More >

Remembering Jack

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Remembering Jack Read More >

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