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Churchill goes to war

Winston"s wartime journeys

by Brian Lavery

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Published by Conway in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Churchill, Winston, -- Sir, -- 1874-1965 -- Travel.,
  • Prime ministers -- Travel -- Great Britain.,
  • Air travel -- History.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Diplomatic history.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 379-386) and index.

    StatementBrian Lavery.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA566.9.C5 L327 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination392 p., [24] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19677837M
    ISBN 101844860558
    ISBN 109781844860555

    Churchill Goes to War provides a look at how Winston Churchill's extensive travels helped shape the "Grand Alliance" and thus strategy during World War II. Although by far the oldest of the three pircinipal Allied leaders, Churchill (born in ), did the most traveling in the course of the war, since Roosevelt () suffered under great physical limitations and Stalin () from extreme. By the end of Churchill's war, it was becoming extinct." In one hundred years this book may be regarded as having started the collapse of the Winston Churchill legend. It begins in , with Churchill struggling to survive in a hostile political environment. It .

    Churchill was a professional politician, but he was also a professional writer. He first made his name with his book on his experiences as an army officer in Sudan in the s. And it was through his work as a war correspondent that he ended up a prisoner of the Boers as a .   In , the London Morning Post sent him to cover the Boer War in South Africa, but he was captured by enemy soldiers almost as soon as he arrived. (News of Churchill’s daring escape through a bathroom window made him a minor celebrity back home in Britain.) By the time he returned to England in

      “This is the kind of thing he did right through the war,” said McCarten of Churchill. “He would go AWOL, disappear and pop up somewhere in London with . I recommend "Churchill Goes to War: Winston's Wartime Journeys" to any reader interested in Churchill or life among the war's leaders. Despite providing an intriguing glance into an unusual aspect of history, Lavery's book earns just Four Stars from me. The Conway first edition contains too many typos, misprints, and misspellings to rate Five Stars/5.


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