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Churchill to Chamberlain: “Take Refuge in the 18th Century”

Churchill inscriptionWinston Churchill inscribes book for Neville Chamberlain

Since his opponents often complained that Churchill was philosophically rooted in the past, he must have taken wry amusement to suggest Neville Chamberlain go there, in a book inscription written, just before Munich. Steve Gertz offers a cogent and well-written account of a priceless set of Churchill’s Marlborough, inscribed to Chamberlain. Though political opposites, they retained a personal friendship. 

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