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Churchill : a life

Author: Martin Gilbert
Publisher: New York : Holt, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A biography of the hard facts of Churchill's public life and the intimate details of the private man.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill, Sir; Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Gilbert
ISBN: 080500615X 9780805006155
OCLC Number: 24011440
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxii, 1066 pages, [64] pages of plates ; 25 cm
Contents: Childhood --
Harrow --
Towards the Army --
Second Lieutenant --
In Action --
To Omdurman and beyond --
South Africa: Adventure, Capture, Escape --
Into Parliament --
Revolt and Responsibilities --
The Social Field --
Home Secretary --
At the Admiralty --
The Coming of War in 1914 --
War --
Isolation and Escape --
In the Trenches --
'Deep and Ceaseless Torments' --
Minister of Munitions --
At the War Office --
Colonial Secretary --
Return to the Wilderness --
At the Exchequer --
Out of Office --
The Moment of Truth --
No Place for Churchill --
From Munich to War --
Return to the Admiralty --
Prime Minister --
Britain at Bay --
The Widening War --
Planning for Victory --
Illness and Recovery --
Normandy and Beyond --
War and Diplomacy --
'Advance, Britannia!' --
'An Iron Curtain' --
Mapping the Past, Guiding the Future --
Prime Minister in Peacetime --
Recovery, Last Ambition, Resignation --
Last Years.
Responsibility: Martin Gilbert.

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A biography of the hard facts of Churchill's public life and the intimate details of the private man.

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