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Folio Speeches
Finest Hour 191, First Quarter 2021 Page 49 Review by David Freeman Winston S. Churchill, Greatest War Speeches: 1939–1945, Folio[...]
Churchillian Geography
Finest Hour 191, First Quarter 2021 Page 41 Review by Peter Clarke Peter Clarke is author of Mr. Churchill’s Profession:[...]
A Gentleman and a Scholar
Finest Hour 191, First Quarter 2021 Page 42 Review by Allen Packwood Allen Packwood OBE is Director of the Churchill[...]
Letters – FH190
Finest Hour 191, First Quarter 2021 Page 05 Email: [email protected] Coming in Finest Hour 192: Churchill's Presidents WASHINGTON—24 September 1950[...]
The Gift of Words
Finest Hour 191, First Quarter 2021 Page 06 St. Louisan Nancy Carver has a talent for making history come alive[...]
“A Good Deal of Politics and No Christianity”
Finest Hour 191, First Quarter 2021 Page 17 By Julia Stapleton Julia Stapleton is Reader in Politics at Durham University[...]
Operation Barbarossa
Early on the morning of 22 June 1941, German military forces invaded the Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, as[...]
Wings Over Turkey
Sterling Michael Pavelec, Airpower Over Gallipoli, 1915–1916, Naval Institute Press, 2020, 215 pages, £23.42/$40.00. ISBN 978–1612510231 Review by W. Mark[...]
By BRIAN KRAPF In honor of D-Day, 6 June 1944, we have included a pair of Second World War era[...]
Churchill Style
By BARRY SINGER On the first day of 1944, Winston Churchill issued an instruction about Normandy landing nomenclature to his[...]
Churchill and Freedom
London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square, 7-9 October Friends and members of the International Churchill Society will gather in person and[...]
Working With Randolph
By MARTIN MAUTHNER Martin Mauthner in the early 1960s helped Randolph Churchill write the official biography of his father Sir[...]
By BRIAN KRAPF One of the exciting aspects of pursuing and conserving Churchilliana is that it can be found in[...]
Churchill Style
By BARRY SINGER Seventy-six years ago this month, Captain Pimm, who oversaw Churchill’s Map Room, woke the Prime Minister with[...]
Last Charge of the Dervishes
By WINSTON S. CHURCHILL The long-awaited definitive edition of Winston Churchill’s second book The River War has now been published. This is[...]
A Popular Loser
John Ireland, Churchill & Son, 2021, Dutton/John Murray, 453 pages, $34/£15/CAN$45. ISBN 978–1524744458 Review by David Freeman Despite being the[...]

Winston S Churchill

19 May 1927

'I have always been very much struck by the advantage enjoyed by people who lived at an earlier period of the world than one’s own. They had the first opportunity of saying the right thing. Over and over again it has happened to me to think of something which I thought was worth saying, only to find that it had been already exploited, and very often spoiled, before I had an opportunity of saying it.'