Winston Churchill speaking during the election campaign in 1945.
A Concise List of Attributed Churchill Quotes which Winston Never Uttered
Finest Hour 141, Winter 2008-09
By Michael Richards
The Oxford English Dictionary defined “red herring” as a metaphor to draw pursuers off a track…the trailing or dragging of a dead Cat or Fox (and in case of necessity a Red-Herring) three or four miles…and then laying the Dogs on the scent…To attempt to divert attention from the real question…”
Page 30 It is endlessly repeated that Churchill let Coventry be destroyed to protect secret intelligence. FH asked his biographer for his final conclusions.
By Sir Martin Gilbert
Sir Martin Gilbert CBE has been Sir Winston Churchill’s official biographer since 1968. Although Finest Hour has covered this subject before (see for example http://xrl.us/bjaep), we asked Sir Martin for his assessment based on his most recent research. Read More >
Preemptive Use of Force: the Churchill Experience and the Bush Doctrine
By David Jablonsky
Col. Jablonsky, USA (ret.), a Churchill Centre academic adviser, is a Distringuished Fellow of the U.S Army War College where he was Professor of National Security Affairs. He is the author of five books dealing with European history and international relations, including Churchill, the Great Game and Total War. Read More >
This article is dedicated to the memory of the late Sir Robert Rhodes James, with whom the author shared a spirited discussion of Churchill and the Rhineland from different perspectives. —RML Read More >
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