Finest Hour 153

Around and About

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Riddles Mysteries Enigmas

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Datelines

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Despatch Box

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Churchill Cartophily – Trade and Cigarette Cards

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Churchill Cartophily – Trade and Cigarette Cards

By Cyril Mazansky & Joseph Gerwood Read More >

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

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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. Read More >

Inside The Journals – Abstracts by Antoine Capet

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Inside The Journals – Abstracts by Antoine Capet

By Antoine Capet

Professor Capet is head of British Studies at the University of Rouen, France. Read More >

Theatre – Did the PM Wobble?

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Theatre – Did the PM Wobble?

Three Days in May, by Ben Brown. A play starring Warren Clarke as WSC and Robert Demeger as Neville Chamberlain. Staged in Cambridge and the Trafalgar Studios, London.

By Allen Packwood

Mr. Packwood is Director of the Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge and Executive Director of The Churchill Centre United Kingdom, and chaired the 2011 London Churchill Conference. Read More >

Churchill At The Front : January 1916

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What Maclean Really Told Churchill

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What Maclean Really Told Churchill Read More >

Op. JB

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Op. JB

Op. JB, by Christopher Creighton. Simon & Schuster, 1996. Out of print; available on Amazon, hardbound $45, paperbacks from $1.68. Portrayal ★½ Worth Reading ★★★

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

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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 Read More >

Students, Mind the Sources

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Students, Mind the Sources

Churchill 1920-45, by Mike Wells. OCR A-Level History. Heinemann, softbound, 192 pages, £13.99.

By Robin Brodhurst

Mr. Brodhurst, a former army officer, has been Head of History at Pangbourne College for twenty years, examining A Levels for the past 15. His Churchill’s Anchor, a biography of Dudley Pound, was reviewed in FH 114. Read More >

If Only it Were So Simple

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If Only it Were So Simple

Hoodwinking Churchill: Tito’s Great Confidence Trick, by Peter Batty. Shepheard-Walwyn, hardbound, illus., 384 pages, $42.95, Amazon $29.54.

By David Stafford

Professor Stafford is the author of Churchill and Secret Service and related books on wartime intelligence. His latest book, officially commissioned by the Cabinet Office, is Mission Accomplished: SOE and Italy 1943-1945 (The Bodley Head, 2011). Read More >

Dinner Diplomacy

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Dinner Diplomacy

Dinner with Churchill: Policy-Making at the Dinner Table, by Cita Stelzer. Short Books, hardbound, 304 pp., illus., £20, Amazon UK £9.40, also available through dealers via Amazon USA.

By Barbara F. Langworth Read More >

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