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RosettaBooks #ad - Through these materials, assembled over the course of more than twenty years, one is able to know Churchill in a way never before possible. He published six volumes of the Churchill biography, and edited twelve volumes of Churchill documents. During forty-eight years of research and writing, The Second World War, Sir Martin published eighty books, including The First World War, and a three-volume History of the Twentieth Century.

On 10 may 1940 he became prime Minister, leading his nation during a time of grave danger and setbacks. He was a graduate of oxford university, and was an Honorary Fellow of Merton College, from which he held a Doctorate of Letters, Oxford. No other statesman of modern times—or indeed of any age—has left such a wealth of personal letters, such a rich store of private and public documentation, such vivid memories in the minds of those who worked closest to him.

In 1962 he began work as one of randolph churchill’s research assistants, and in 1968, after Randolph Churchill’s death, he became the official biographer of Winston Churchill. In it, martin gilbert reveals not only how each decision was reached, but what influences lay behind it, whether of individuals or of information reaching Churchill from the most secret source of British Intelligence.

Winston S. Churchill: Finest Hour, 1939–1941 Volume VI Churchill Biography Book 6 #ad - Drawing on a remarkable diversity of material, including the war cabinet and other Government records, the diaries and letters of his private secretariat, and the recollections of those who worked most closely with him, as well as Churchill’s own archive, Martin Gilbert reveals the full extent of Churchill’s personal contribution to every aspect of the struggle.

On the day hitler invaded Poland, Churchill, aged sixty-four, had been out of office for ten years. His other published works include churchill: A Photographic Portrait, Churchill and America, In Search of Churchill, and the single volume Churchill, A Life.

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Winston S. Churchill: Youth, 1874–1900 Winston S. Churchill Biography Book 1

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The new York Times. This volume covers the years from churchill’s birth in 1874 to his return to England from an American lecture tour, on the day of Queen Victoria’s funeral in 1900, in order to embark on his political career. An astounding narrative of a great man coming into his own and the times in which he lived, this portrait is a “milestone, a monument, a magisterial achievement .

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. The first chapter of sir winston Churchill’s eight-volume official biography as told through a rich treasure trove of personal letters. In the opening pages, the account of his birth is presented through letters of his family.

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Winston S. Churchill: World in Torment, 1916–1922 Winston S. Churchill Biography Book 4

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In all these, churchill’s leading role is explained and illuminated in Martin Gilbert’s precise, and many other events, masterful style. The fourth volume in the official biography—“The most scholarly study of Churchill in war and peace ever written. Herbert mitgang, martin gilbert’s fascinating account carefully traces churchill’s wide-ranging activities and shows how, administrative skill, and masterful contributions to Cabinet discussions, The New York Times   Covering the years 1917 to 1922, only a few years after the disaster of the Dardanelles, by his persuasive oratory, Churchill regained, a leading position in British political life.

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Rightly regarded as the most comprehensive life ever written of any age. Andrew roberts, historian and author of The Storm of War  .

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Winston S. Churchill: The Prophet of Truth, 1922–1939 Winston S. Churchill Biography Book 5

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Gilbert strips away decades of accumulated myth and innuendo, his precise role and private thoughts during the abdication of Edward VIII, showing Churchill’s true position on India, his attitude toward Mussolini, and his profound fears for the future of European democracy. Rightly regarded as the most comprehensive life ever written of any age.

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The fifth volume of the acclaimed biographical masterpiece opens with Churchill’s return to Conservatism and to the Cabinet in 1924 and unfolds into a vivid and intimate picture both of his public life and of his private world at Chartwell between the wars.

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Winston S. Churchill: Young Statesman, 1901–1914 Winston S. Churchill Biography Book 2

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A milestone, a monument, a magisterial achievement.  .  . I cannot feel that we in this island are in any serious degree responsible for the wave of madness which has swept the mind of Christendom. When war came, the fleet was ready. It was one of Churchill’s many great achievements. Volume ii of this magisterial eight-volume biography takes Churchill’s story from his entry to Parliament in 1901 to the outbreak of war in 1914.

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He learned to fly, and founded the Royal Naval Air Service. He was active in attempts to resolve the Irish Question and to prevent civil war in Ireland.

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Winston S. Churchill: Never Despair, 1945–1965 Winston S. Churchill Biography Book 8

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RosettaBooks #ad - But while still grappling with world issues Churchill returned to Britain for the general election results and was thrown out of office. Yet almost to his ninetieth year he was able to follow events with hope and faith in the ability of man to survive his own folly. In retirement churchill traveled widely; took up painting again; completed the four-volume History of the English-Speaking Peoples; and watched as world conflicts continued, still convinced that they could be resolved by statesmanship.

The final volume of churchill’s official biography begins with the defeat of Germany in 1945 to his death nearly twenty years later. Hoping, after the election of eisenhower in 1952 and the death of stalin in 1953, for a fresh start in East–West relations, Churchill worked for a new summit conference; but in April 1955 ill health and pressure from colleagues forced him to resign.

Winston S. Churchill: Never Despair, 1945–1965 Winston S. Churchill Biography Book 8 #ad - Never despair” remained his watchword, and his faith, until the end. The final eventful years of one of history’s great leaders are brought to life in the concluding volume of this acclaimed biographical masterpiece. In october 1951 churchill became prime minister for the second time. For six years churchill worked to restore the fortunes of britain’s conservative Party, while at the same time warning the world of Communist ambitions, pioneering the concept of a united Europe, urging the reconciliation of France and Germany, and seeking to maintain the closest possible links between Britain and the United States.

His aim throughout was to achieve not confrontation with the Soviet Union but conciliation based firmly upon Western strength and unity. In july 1945 at potsdam, stalin, Churchill, and Truman aimed to shape postwar Europe.

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Winston S. Churchill: Road to Victory, 1941–1945 Winston S. Churchill Biography Book 7

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In doing so he was guided by the most secret sources of British Intelligence: the daily interception of the messages of the German High Command. Gilbert charts churchill’s tortuous course through the storms of anglo-american and anglo-soviet suspicion and rivalry and between the clashing priorities and ambitions of other forces embattled against the common enemy: between General de Gaulle and his compatriots in France and the French Empire; between Tito and other Yugoslav leaders; between the Greek Communists and monarchists; between the Polish government exiled in London and the Soviet-controlled “Lublin” Poles.

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Winston S. Churchill: The Challenge of War, 1914–1916 Winston S. Churchill Biography Book 3

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In may 1916, hoping to reenter political life, he returned from the trenches, but his repeated attempts to regain his once-substantial influence were unsuccessful. Gilbert examines the political crisis of May 1915, during which the Conservative Party forced Asquith to form a coalition government. It shows the forcefulness with which he argued for an offensive naval policy, first against Germany, then against Turkey.

This volume contains a full account of churchill’s initiatives and achievements as wartime First Lord of the Admiralty between August 1914 and May 1915. Rightly regarded as the most comprehensive life ever written of any age. Andrew roberts, historian and author of The Storm of War   “The most scholarly study of Churchill in war and peace ever written.

Winston S. Churchill: The Challenge of War, 1914–1916 Winston S. Churchill Biography Book 3 #ad - Herbert mitgang, The New York Times. These include his efforts to prolong the siege of Antwerp, his support for the use of air power, and his part in the early development of the tank. The conservatives insisted that Churchill leave the center of war policymaking for a position of increasing political isolation.

In the next seven months, churchill served as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, while the Gallipoli campaign was being fought, with no authority over military or naval policy.

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Leadership

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Leadership #ad - In this “impressive book” The Washington Post. Through insightful anecdotes and historical analysis, and persuasive power of individuals able to imbue followers with a common sense of purpose, from the founding fathers to FDR, Burns scrutinizes the charisma, vision, Gandhi to Napoleon. A pulitzer prize–winning historian examines transformational leaders from Moses to Machiavelli to Martin Luther King Jr.

Since its original publication in 1970, Leadership has set the standard for scholarship in the field.

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A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Vol. 4: The Great Democracies

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RosettaBooks #ad - It is a work of narrative history that has stood—and will continue to stand—the test of time. All of these aspects of Churchill are fully represented in this collection of his works. About the seriesover two decades in the making, america, a history of the english-speaking Peoples provides an in-depth look at how history was affected by Britain, and English-speaking nations throughout the world—from the time of Julius Caesar’s invasion to the Boer War of 1902.

Midway through the writing of this work, Churchill was called back to government service—ultimately taking the role of Prime Minister during World War II. Once he finally published the work, it became a best-seller—receiving excellent reviews not only from the public, in the 1950’s, but also from professional scholars and academics.

A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Vol. 4: The Great Democracies #ad - . All are beautifully written and as accessible and relevant today as when first published. During his fifty-year political career, chancellor of the Exchequer, Churchill served twice as Prime Minister in addition to other prominent positions—including President of the Board of Trade, First Lord of the Admiralty, and Home Secretary.

The fourth of churchill’s grandly ambitious four-volume A History of the English-Speaking Peoples begins with the conclusion of the Napoleonic Wars—and ends with the Boer War of 1902. His leadership and inspired broadcasts and speeches during World War II helped strengthen British resistance to Adolf Hitler—and played an important part in the Allies’ eventual triumph.

One of the most inspiring wartime leaders of modern history, a journalist, Churchill was also an orator, a historian, and an artist. In the 1930s, churchill was one of the first to recognize the danger of the rising Nazi power in Germany and to campaign for rearmament in Britain.

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A History of the English-Speaking Peoples, Vol 2: The New World

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RosettaBooks #ad - Once he finally published the work, it became a best-seller—receiving excellent reviews not only from the public, in the 1950’s, but also from professional scholars and academics. All are beautifully written and as accessible and relevant today as when first published. During his fifty-year political career, chancellor of the Exchequer, First Lord of the Admiralty, Churchill served twice as Prime Minister in addition to other prominent positions—including President of the Board of Trade, and Home Secretary.

. In volume 2 of winston churchill’s epic four-volume account of british history, the Protestant Reformation, he details the turbulent period of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries—taking us from the dramatic clashes of the powerful Tudor and Stuart families through the growth of monarchic power, England’s Civil War, and the discovery of the Americas.

A History of the English-Speaking Peoples, Vol 2: The New World #ad - His leadership and inspired broadcasts and speeches during World War II helped strengthen British resistance to Adolf Hitler—and played an important part in the Allies’ eventual triumph. One of the most inspiring wartime leaders of modern history, a historian, a journalist, Churchill was also an orator, and an artist.

All of these aspects of Churchill are fully represented in this collection of his works. About the seriesover two decades in the making, a history of the english-speaking peoples provides an in-depth look at how history was affected by Britain, America, and English-speaking nations throughout the world—from the time of Julius Caesar’s invasion to the Boer War of 1902.

Midway through the writing of this work, Churchill was called back to government service—ultimately taking the role of Prime Minister during World War II. In the 1930s, churchill was one of the first to recognize the danger of the rising Nazi power in Germany and to campaign for rearmament in Britain.

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