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From The Editor – Finest Hour 185
Finest Hour 185, Third Quarter 2019 Page 04 By David Freeman, July 2019 This issue completes a triptych that we[...]
Churchill’s Greatest Triumph: Bomber Command
Finest Hour 185, Third Quarter 2019 Page 24 By Roddy Mackenzie Roddy MacKenzie is a retired Canadian lawyer and son[...]
By BRIAN KRAPF This 4” x 4” chalkware plaque of Winston Churchill may not be the most attractive rendering of[...]
Churchill Style
By BARRY SINGER In 1949 Churchill was persuaded by his son-in-law Christopher Soames to buy a gray racing colt named[...]
Finest Hour Extra
The latest issue of Finest Hour is proving to be one of the most popular we have ever published. With[...]
The Storm Breaks
By WINSTON S. CHURCHILL Poland was attacked by Germany at dawn on September 1 [1939]. The mobilisation of all our[...]
Churchill & the Movie Mogul
The British film industry to a large degree was founded by a Jewish immigrant from Hungary named Alexander Korda. His[...]
Stavridis Keynotes Conference
Retired US Navy Admiral James Stavridis will deliver the keynote speech at the 36th International Churchill Conference, which will take[...]
Air Chief Marshal Sir Michael Graydon GCB CBE FRAeS
Finest Hour 185, Third Quarter 2019 Page 08 1992–97. His career started in 1957, when he entered the Royal Air[...]
Books, Arts, & Curiosities – Overstretched Air Chief Marshal
Finest Hour 185, Third Quarter 2019 Page 46 Review by W. Mark Hamilton W. Mark Hamilton is author of The Nation and[...]
Books, Arts, & Curiosities – Fight to the Finish
Finest Hour 185, Third Quarter 2019 Page 45 Review by Richard A. McConnell Richard A. McConnell is Associate Professor of[...]
Limited Edition Churchill Heritage pen “ALL WILL BE WELL”
New Conway Stewart pen to celebrate Sir Winston Churchill www.bespokebritishpens.co.uk T: +44 (0)333 006 4646 ’I have always earnt my[...]
The Artist and the Aviator: The Case for Churchill and Roosevelt Viewing Victory Through Air Power
Finest Hour 185, Third Quarter 2019 Page 34 By Paul F. Anderson Paul F. Anderson is founder of the Disney[...]
Churchill and Portal: A Strategic Relationship
Finest Hour 185, Third Quarter 2019 Page 29 By Rich Milburn Wing Commander Rich Milburn is an RAF officer and[...]
Leonard Maltin on Churchill
Full Conference Schedule Announced The Thirty-sixth International Churchill Conference will take place in Washington, D.C. this coming 29–31 October. We[...]
By BRIAN KRAPF This large (12") vase was made by Falcon Pottery in 1941 to celebrate the first wartime meeting[...]

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.'