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Churchill's first war : young Winston and the fight against the Taliban

Author: Con Coughlin
Publisher: London : Macmillan, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Churchill's First War, acclaimed author and foreign correspondent Con Coughlin tells the story of that campaign, a story of high adventure and imperial success, which contains many lessons and warnings for today. Combining historical narrative, interviews with contemporary key players and the journalist's eye for great colour and analysis Churchill's First War is not only a dramatic piece of military history but  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Military history
Named Person: Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Con Coughlin
ISBN: 9780230758513 0230758517 9780330545969 0330545965 9780230768888 0230768881
OCLC Number: 842013421
Description: xxi, 298 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Con Coughlin.

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A riveting and revelatory account of Winston Churchill's first campaign - in Afghanistan in the 1890s, offering shocking parallels into today's Afghan war  Read more...

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