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Churchilliana – ODD LOTS 1914-1940

Finest Hour 147, Summer 2010

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Churchilliana – ODD LOTS 1914-1940

Two rarely encountered pieces of bric-a-brac

By Douglas Hall Read More >

As Others Saw Him – Encounters with the Good and the Great


Finest Hour 147, Summer 2010

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As Others Saw Him – Encounters with the Good and the Great

Compiled By Dana Cook Read More >

Action This Day – Summer 1885, 1910, 1935, 1960

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Action This Day – Summer 1885, 1910, 1935, 1960 Read More >

Leading Churchill Myths (19): “Churchill was drunk and not being serious when he proposed the unification of Ireland in 1941.”

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Leading Churchill Myths (19): “Churchill was drunk and not being serious when he proposed the unification of Ireland in 1941.”

By David Freeman Read More >

Questions…and the Usual Answers

Finest Hour 147, Summer 2010

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Questions…and the Usual Answers

The Greatest Briton: Essays on Winston Churchill’s Life and Political Philosophy, by Jeremy Havardi. Shepheard-Walwyn, hardbound, illus., 424 pp., $50, member price $25.

By Christopher H. Sterling

Dean Sterling teaches communications at the George Washington University, Washington D.C. Read More >

Servant of Crown and, er, Commonwealth

Finest Hour 147, Summer 2010

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Servant of Crown and, er, Commonwealth

Churchill’s Empire: The World that Made Him and the World He Made, by Richard Toye. Henry Holt, hardbound, illus., 448 pp., $32, member price $25.50.

By Piers Brendon

Piers Brendon is a Fellow at Churchill College Cambridge and was Keeper of the Churchill Archives Centre. This review first appeared in the Literary Review. Read More >

Reviews – How the Historiography of Yalta Evolved from W. S. Churchill to S. M. Plokhy

Finest Hour 147, Summer 2010

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Reviews – How the Historiography of Yalta Evolved from W. S. Churchill to S. M. Plokhy

Yalta: The Price of Peace, by S.M. Plokhy. Viking, hardbound, illus., 480 pp., $29.95, member price $24.

By Ted Hutchinson

Mr. Hutchinson is the executive director of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics, and editor of the organization’s journal, JLME. Read More >

Bibliographic Note

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Bibliographic Note

By Ronald I. Cohen

Mr. Cohen’s note is extracted from his Bibliography of the Writings of Sir Winston Churchill (3 vols., London: Continuum, 2006), I:554-55. The sixth printing of Into Battle carries the Cohen number A142.1g. Read More >

Books, Arts & Curiosities – Into Battle: Who Was Julian Grenfell?

Finest Hour 147, Summer 2010

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Books, Arts & Curiosities – Into Battle: Who Was Julian Grenfell?

The fighting man shall from the sun Take warmth, and life from the glowing earth; Speed with the light-foot wind to run, And with the trees to newer birth, And find when fighting shall be done, Great rest, and fullness after dearth.
—JULIAN GRENFELL, FLANDERS, APRIL 1915

By James Lancaster

Mr. Lancaster is the contributor of theChurchill Quiz department and other articles. Read More >

Coalition Perfected, 1941-1945 / Churchill and Marshall: The Boss and the Paragon / When an Irresistible Force Collided with an Immovable Object, the Result Was Victory

Finest Hour 147, Summer 2010

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Coalition Perfected, 1941-1945 / Churchill and Marshall: The Boss and the Paragon / When an Irresistible Force Collided with an Immovable Object, the Result Was Victory

By Robert H. Pilpel

Mr. Pilpel is the author of Churchill in America (1976) and a FH contributor. His “What Churchill Owed the Great Republic” (FH 125) won what is now the Somvervell Award for the oustanding article of 2005. His previous contribution was “Churchill and Orwell” in Finest Hour 142, Spring 2009. Read More >

Coalition’s Summits, 1941-1945 – The Wartime Conferences

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Coalition’s Summits, 1941-1945 – The Wartime Conferences

By Anna Leuthauser

Ms. Leuthauser is a 2010 Hillsdale College graduate who prepared this summary with the aid of Hillsdale and its president, Larry Arnn. See also www.associatepublisher.com/e/l/li/list_of_world_war_ii_conferences.htm Read More >

Coalition for Victory, 1941-1945 / The Real “Dr. Win-the-War” / Winston Churchill and Britain’s Place

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Coalition for Victory, 1941-1945 / The Real “Dr. Win-the-War” / Winston Churchill and Britain’s Place

By Warren F. Kimball

Professor Kimball is Robert Treat Professor of History Emeritus at Rutgers University and a frequent contributor to Finest Hour. Read More >

Coalition’s Limits – Temples of Peace or Cockpits in a Tower of Babel?

Finest Hour 147, Summer 2010

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Coalition’s Limits – Temples of Peace or Cockpits in a Tower of Babel?

By Harout Jack Samra

Mr. Samra is an attorney at the Florida offices of Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P., focusing on international litigation and arbitration matters. He is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Law. Read More >

Churchill Proceedings – Coalition Frustrated, 1934-1939 / Churchill and the League of Nations / Churchill Asks the Perennial Question: “Shall We All Commit Suicide?”

Finest Hour 147, Summer 2010

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Churchill Proceedings – Coalition Frustrated, 1934-1939 / Churchill and the League of Nations / Churchill Asks the Perennial Question: “Shall We All Commit Suicide?”

By David Freeman

Professor Freeman teaches British history at California State University Fullerton, and is a regular contributor to Finest Hour. His presentation at our 2009 San Francisco conference on Churchill’s futurist essays would normally fall with other “Proceedings,” but it fits better here. Read More >

Riddles, Mysteries, Enigmas

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Riddles, Mysteries, Enigmas Read More >

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