Francis Neilson The Churchill Legend

ISBN 13: 9780974856704

The Churchill Legend

9780974856704: The Churchill Legend
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A revisionist historian's critique of Winston Churchill's career and writings. Reprint of the 1954 first edition. Contents: 1. Great men and history. 2. Education at Harrow and Sandhurst. 3. Events in South Africa. 4. Life in India. 5. Farewell to the army. 6. Trouble with the Boers. 7. The armored train episode. 8. Captain Haldane's report. 9. Plans for escape. 10. Churchill in Parliament. 11. The armament race. 12. German naval preparations. 13. The outbreak of war. 14. The press and war responsibility. 15. The role of Lord Fisher. 16. The mobilization of the Fleet. 17. Secret negotations and preparations. 18. Churchill as historian. 19. Churchill's political prototype. 20. Asquith's appraisal of Churchill. 21. What the English did not know. 22. The last ten days. 23. Churchill and Lloyd George. 24. The conflict and after. 25. The peace conference and disillusion. 26. Out of office. 27. A misinformed critic. 28. Baruch and Churchill. 29. A bad prophet. 30. The unnecessary war. 31. A desperate chief. 32. War-time conferences. 33. Germany's weapon. 34. The character of Churchill. Appendix: Individual reviews and critiques of Churchill's six-volume history of WW2.

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