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Churchill's bodyguard

Author: Tom Hickman
Publisher: Rearsby, England : W F Howes, 2006.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Biography : English : [Large print ed.]View all editions and formats
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Walter H. Thompson was Churchill's bodyguard from 1921 until 1945, brought back from retirement at the outbreak of war. Tom Hickman's authorised biography draws heavily on extracts from a manuscript recently discovered by his great-niece, in which Thompson gives a unique insider's account of a number of occasions on which Churchill's life was put seriously at risk and his intervention was needed.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: W H Thompson; Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill; W H Thompson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Hickman
ISBN: 1846323347 9781846323348
OCLC Number: 156735178
Notes: "The authorised biography of Walter H. Thompson based on his complete memoirs"--Jacket.
Description: ix, 387 pages (large print), [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Tom Hickman.

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Walter H. Thompson was Churchill's bodyguard from 1921 until 1945, brought back from retirement at the outbreak of war. Tom Hickman's authorised biography draws heavily on extracts from a manuscript recently discovered by his great-niece, in which Thompson gives a unique insider's account of a number of occasions on which Churchill's life was put seriously at risk and his intervention was needed.

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