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Winston Churchill Soldier : The Military Life of a Gentleman at War.

Author: Douglas S Russell; Martin Gilbert
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As a young man Winston Churchill set out to become a hero, to make a name for himself in the public eye as a soldier and so make possible a life of politics and statesmanship. There were many chances to fail and many close calls in the face of sword, spear and bullet along the way.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Russell, Douglas S.
Winston Churchill Soldier : The Military Life of a Gentleman at War
London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc,c2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas S Russell; Martin Gilbert
ISBN: 9781844862047 1844862046
OCLC Number: 1020690880
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (504 p.)
Contents: Intro; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; List of Maps; Foreword by Sir Martin Gilbert; Introduction; 1 A Victorian Childhood; 2 The Royal Military College Sandhurst; 3 The 4th (Queenâ#x80;#x99;s Own) Hussars; 4 The Cuban Insurrection; 5 The Frontier War; 6 The War On The Nile; 7 The South African War: Capetown to Pretoria; 8 The South African War: Ladysmith to Diamond Hill; 9 Between Wars; 10 The Great War; Conclusion; Maps; Appendices:; A. The Sandhurst Intake for September 1893; B. The Fourth Hussars, Battle Honours and Successors; C. Churchillâ#x80;#x99;s Commission, Promotions and Appointments D. Churchillâ#x80;#x99;s Dates, Places of Service and RegimentsE. Churchillâ#x80;#x99;s Medals and Mention in Dispatches; F. The Churchill Centre; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index; Acknowledgements; eCopyright

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As a young man Winston Churchill set out to become a hero, to make a name for himself in the public eye as a soldier and so make possible a life of politics and statesmanship. There were many chances to fail and many close calls in the face of sword, spear and bullet along the way.

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