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Churchill’s insight into
what really mattered

Telegraph [UK], by Charles Moore

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 11/12/2012 7:30:02 AM

Yet another book on Churchill: will they never cease? The short answer is No, and for good reason. The man in question was astonishing, a fact conceded as readily by his detractors as by his admirers. Here, for example, is his colleague in the Liberal Cabinet, Charles Hobhouse, writing in 1912: “Churchill is ill-mannered, boastful, unprincipled, without any redeeming qualities except his amazing ability and industry.” David Dilks, born in the year of the Munich agreement, is one of the very few historians still writing who knew most of the people close to Churchill, including Anthony Eden (for whom


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Reply 1 - Posted by: alliecat, 11/12/2012 10:35:49 AM     (No. 9008810)

I just received Volume 3 of William Manchester´s masterful Churchill trilogy. "The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm 1940-1965" was finished after Manchester´s death by Paul Reid, whom Manchester selected for this task.
It is fabulous and worth the 24 year wait....

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