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The First Duke and Blenheim Palace
Finest Hour 187, First Quarter 2020 Page 10 By Winston S. Churchill In his multi-volume biography of his ancestor John[...]
From the Editor
Finest Hour 187, First Quarter 2020 Page 04 By David Freeman, January 2020  To understand Winston Churchill, it is necessary[...]
Churchill This Day!
While America’s National Churchill Museum (ANCM) is necessarily closed at this time, the staff in Fulton, Missouri, have kept busy[...]
Churchill Style
By BARRY SINGER Eighty years ago, on 10 May 1940, Winston Churchill became Prime Minister. Germany was invading France. From[...]
2020 Conference Update
Due to ongoing concerns about the global pandemic, the International Churchill Society with heavy heart has decided to postpone the 2020[...]
Inspire Like Churchill Competition
In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, the International Churchill Society has launched a global competition inspired by the famous speeches[...]
Churchilliana
By BRIAN KRAPF Many postcards were produced depicting Winston Churchill as First Lord of the Admiralty during his 1911–1915 tenure.[...]
Churchill’s Shadow Raiders: How Theft, Trickery and Deception Secured Victory in WWII
By Damien Lewis In our darkest hour during World War Two, as British pilots came under devastating assault from Nazi[...]
Action This Day Winter 1985, 1920, 1945
Finest Hour 187, First Quarter 2020 Page 42 By Michael McMenamin 125 Years Ago Winter 1895 • Age 20 “He[...]
The Seventh Duke of Marlborough
Finest Hour 187, First Quarter 2020 Page 14 By Fred Glueckstein Fred Glueckstein is a frequent contributor to Finest Hour[...]
Churchill’s Writings: Essential Background for a WWII Novel
Tom Young, Author of Silver Wings, Iron Cross As I began to research my new World War II novel, Silver[...]
Their Graces the Duke and Duchess of Marlborough
Finest Hour 187, First Quarter 2020 Page 08 His Grace the Duke of Marlborough was born in Oxford on 24[...]
LETTERS – Finest Hour 187
Finest Hour 187, First Quarter 2020 Page 05 Email: info@winstonchurchill.org Coming in Finest Hour 188: Churchill's Prime Ministers 18 August[...]
The Antiquity of Woodstock
Finest Hour 187, First Quarter 2020 Page 07 By Winston S. Churchill In the opening paragraphs of his biography of[...]
Books, Arts & Curiosities – The Hollow Men
Finest Hour 187, First Quarter 2020 Page 47 Review by Mark Klobas Adrian Phillips, Fighting Churchill, Appeasing Hitler: Neville Chamberlain,[...]
Keep Calm and KBO
In times of trouble and uncertainty, people continue to look to the words and example of Sir Winston Churchill for[...]

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.'