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FORMER NAVAL PERSON: WINSTON CHURCHILL AND THE ROYAL NAVY

By Vice-Admiral Sir Peter Gretton KCB,DSO,OBE,DSC

(Subject: Political & Biographies - Churchill Collection) Previous owner signature on endpaper. A detailed and well researched account of Churchill's involvement with the Royal navy, it's problems and the difficulties he encountered in reform and reconstruction. He was appointed First Lord in 1911 remaining until he resigned from government in 1915. During that time he made many advances including ordering 100 seaplanes, preparing dockyards for war, an increase in the number of submarines and higher pay for Naval staff. In later years, he returned to the Admiralty in September 1939 but only for a few months until became Prime Minster in May 1940. (Published: 1968) (Publisher: Cassell) (ISBN: 0304931608) (Pagination: 338pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$11.91

THE DAWN OF LIBERATION

By Right Honorable W S Churchill CH.MP and Compiled by Charles Eade

(Subject: Political & Biographies - Churchill Collection) Blue boards rubbed with 3inch gouge on front cover. History Library stamp on endpaper. Foxing on edges and first few pages. The speeches and statements of Winston Churchill during 1944. A wide-ranging selection including the fate of the Italian Fleet, War Decorations, the Invasion of France, Flying Bombs, Answers in the House of Commons, the Epic of Warsaw, Palestine Terrorism, V2 Rockets, War Against the U-Boats etc. (Published: 1945) (Publisher: Cassell) (Pagination: 326pp, 3 photos) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$8.93

CHURCHILL'S DECEPTION

By Louis C. Kilzer

(Subject: Political & Biographies - Churchill Collection) An investigation as to how Churchill persuaded Hitler that Britain would make peace with Germany, and so persuaded him to attack Russia (Published: 1994) (Publisher: Simon & Schuster (US)) (ISBN: 0671767224) (Pagination: 320pp, illustrations) (Condition: Very good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$14.88

WINSTON CHURCHILL WIT AND WISDOM

By Winston Churchill

(Subject: Political & Biographies - Churchill Collection) Small pocket book in red and black faux leather with gilt titles and pattern. near fine condition. No publication date. A selection from Winston Churchill's works and speeches, with an introduction by Jack House. (Publisher: Heron Books) (Pagination: 149pp) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$11.91

CHURCHILL AND AMERICA

By Martin Gilbert

(Subject: Political & Biographies - Churchill Collection) Born to an American mother, Churchill spent his whole life in thrall to the power and potential of the United States, with his affection and respect reaching its apogee during his crucial bilaterals with President Roosevelt at the height of the Second World War. Tracing his relationship with America from birth to death, and assessing its legacy with his successors in Downing Street, Sir Martin Gilbert presents a full account of what the country meant to Churchill, what he learned from it, and what he taught its leaders and people. (Published: 2005) (Publisher: Free Press) (ISBN: 9780743275545) (Pagination: 501pp. 14 maps 58 photos) (Condition: Very Good in like dw) UL-XXXXXX

$14.88

CHURCHILL BY HIS CONTEMPORARIES

By Editor Charles Eade

(Subject: Political & Biographies - Churchill Collection) A collection of 39 accounts by those who knew him relating to their connection to him in his many roles, political, personal and cultural. They include his role as a political opponent by Emanuel Shinwell, as a novelist by Sir Compton Mackenzie, Churchill and the Empire by Sir Evelyn Wrench, the Orator by Lord Justice Birkett, the artist by Professor Thomas Bodkin and many more. (Published: 1955) (Publisher: Reprint Society) (Pagination: 368pp illustrations) (Condition: Marked cream boards, blue titles. ) UL-XXXXXX

$7.44

IN COMMAND OF HISTORY: CHURCHILL FIGHTING AND WRITING THE SECOND WORLD WAR
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IN COMMAND OF HISTORY: CHURCHILL FIGHTING AND WRITING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

By David Reynolds

(Subject: Political & Biographies - Churchill Collection) Using the drafts and correspondence for Churchill's 6 volume work The Second World War, David Reynolds opens our eyes to Churchill the author and to the research 'syndicate' on whom he depended. We see how the memoirs were censored by Whitehall to conceal secrets such as the codebreakers at Bletchley Park, and how Churchill himself censored them to avoid offending world leaders. (Published: 2005) (Publisher: Random House) (ISBN: 0679457437) (Pagination: 631pp illustrations) (Condition: Very good in good d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$11.91

IMAGES OF WAR: WINSTON CHURCHILL. THE PICTORIAL HISTORY OF A BRITISH LEGEND

By Nigel Blundell

(Subject: Political & Biographies - Churchill Collection) This volume contains many rare and unpublished photographs of Churchill throughout his military and political career. (Published: 2011) (Publisher: Pen & Sword) (ISBN: 9781848841680) (Pagination: 112pp illustrations) (Condition: Very good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$8.93

WHAT I SAID ABOUT THE PRESS

By Randolph S. Churchill

(Subject: Political & Biographies - Churchill Collection) A collectible volume which has been signed by the author Randolph Spencer Churchill, the son of Sir Winston Churchill. It is dedicated to Mr. Gerald Gardiner QC who served as Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain from 1964 to 1970. The book is primarily an account of the author's successful 1956 action against Odham's Press, publisher of 'The People', a popular British newspaper, for a libel against him contained in the issue dated Sunday, 15th May, 1955. Counsel for Mr. Churchill was Mr. W. A. Fearnley-Whittingstall, QC. There is also a tipped in scan of Mr. Churchill's signature (together with those of his father and his sister, Sarah) to verify the author's signature. (Published: 1957) (Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson) (Pagination: 112pp, scan of verified author's signature loosely inserted ) (Condition: Good in d/w - signed by author on front endpaper with dedication to prev. owner) UL-XXXXXX

$74.41

CHURCHILL IN HIS OWN WORDS
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CHURCHILL IN HIS OWN WORDS

By Richard Langworth Editor

(Subject: Political & Biographies - Churchill Collection) Winston Churchill was one of the 20th century's most charismatic and controversial figures. He escaped from a POW camp in the Boer War, was a Nobel Prize-winning author and twice prime minister of The United Kingdom. He is best remembered as the astute and powerful orator who inspired a battered Britain to victory in World War II, and led the post-war nation to recovery. Richard Langworth, co-chairman and editor of The Churchill Centre, spent over 20 years researching Churchill's words to produce this thematically arranged compendium.. (Published: 2012) (Publisher: Ebury Press) (ISBN: 9780091918521) (Pagination: 620pp, b/w illustrations) (Condition: New in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$29.76

INTO BATTLE

By Winston Spencer Churchill and Randolph Churchill

(Subject: Political & Biographies - Churchill Collection) The speeches of Winston Churchill from May 1938 to November 1940, compiled by by his son, Randolph Churchill. (Published: 1941) (Publisher: Cassell) (Pagination: 313pp, frontis) (Condition: Foxing at page edges and endpapers, otherwise good in blue boards) UL-XXXXXX

$11.91

WARLORD A LIFE OF CHURCHILL AT WAR 1874-1945
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WARLORD A LIFE OF CHURCHILL AT WAR 1874-1945

By Carlo D'Este

(Subject: Political & Biographies - Churchill Collection) Churchill's childhood ambition was to be a soldier. In 1895, at the age of 21, he was commissioned into the Fourth Queen's Own Hussars. Two years later he saw action on the Northwest Frontier of India, and in 1898 took part in the last cavalry charge of the British Army at the Battle of Omdurman in the Sudan. These early experiences furnished him with crucial understanding soldiers and love of soldiering which lasted for the rest of his life. In 1940, Prime Minister at last, he kept for himself the office of Minister of Defence so there would be no question about who was ultimately responsible for Britain's war effort. (Published: 2009) (Publisher: Allen Lane, Penguin Press) (ISBN: 9780713997538) (Pagination: 936pp, 10 maps, 53 illustrations) (Condition: Fine in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$17.86

CHURCHILL 1940-1945: UNDER FRIENDLY FIRE

By Walter Reid

(Subject: Political & Biographies - Churchill Collection) Churchill's account of relations with his allies and associates was sanitised for the historical record and has been accepted uncritically. In reality he had to battle with the Chief of the Imperial General Staff, the other Generals, Tory backbenchers and the War Cabinet, de Gaulle and the Free French and, above all, the Americans. He told his secretary, "The difficulty is not in winning the war, it is in persuading people to let you win it". (Published: 2008) (Publisher: Birlinn Ltd) (ISBN: 9781843410447) (Pagination: 402pp, maps, illustrations) (Condition: Tiny crease on bottom of spine ow near fine) UL-XXXXXX

$11.91

CHALLENGING THE TRIBE: SIR WINSTON S. CHURCHILL, WORLD GOVERNMENT AND LEADERSHIP

By Craig Read

(Subject: Political & Biographies - Churchill Collection) The author based his work on the life and times of Winston Churchill and especially focuses on his rise to power from 1935 onwards. He analyses the traits that Churchill exhibited in leadership. (Published: 1997) (Publisher: Minerva Associates) (ISBN: 1861064209) (Pagination: 402pp) (Condition: Good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$14.88

THE ISLAND RACE

By Winston Churchill and Timothy Baker (Editor)

(Subject: Political & Biographies - Churchill Collection) An abridgement of the four volumes of a History of the English Speaking Peoples published in 1964. A narrative history of the British Isles from the Roman Invasion to Victorian times. (Published: 1985) (Publisher: Webb & Bower Publishers) (ISBN: 0863501133) (Pagination: Large Format 310pp illustrations.) (Condition: Green Boards rubbed Good) UL-XXXXXX

$14.88

CLEMENTINE CHURCHILL: BY HER DAUGHTER

By Mary Soames

(Subject: Political & Biographies - Churchill Collection) Clementine, Lady Spencer-Churchill, was married to Sir Winston for 57 years. He trusted her completely and she was a valuable counsellor and companion. This major biography has been written by her youngest daughter with affection and candour. (Published: 1979) (Publisher: Cassell) (ISBN: 0304303216) (Pagination: 556pp ills.) (Condition: Faded spine ow vg in dw. prev.owner sig.) UL-XXXXXX

$14.88

CHURCHILL: WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE
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CHURCHILL: WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE

By Celia Sandys

(Subject: Political & Biographies - Churchill Collection) Churchill was a war correspondent for the Morning Post during the Boer War. Two weeks after his arrival in Cape Town whilst on board an armoured train in enemy occupied territory, he was ambushed and taken as a prisoner of war to Pretoria. He made a daring escape and was spirited across the border in a goods wagon to Lourenco Marques. From there he returned to the fray taking part in the Battle of Spion Kop and witnessing the relief of Ladysmith. A century later his grandaughter, Celia Sandys, followed in his footsteps. (Published: 1999) (Publisher: Harper Collins) (ISBN: 0002570173) (Pagination: 233pp, ills.) (Condition: very good in good d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$14.88

CHURCHILL AS WAR LEADER

By Richard A Lamb

(Subject: Political & Biographies - Churchill Collection) Churchill's extraordinary qualities as a war leader meant that his decisions often changed the course of history. But to what extent did he attempt to cover up tactical or political blunders? Lamb examines secrets unmentioned in Churchill's own war histories and in many biographies. This is a critical examination of the operations against France after the collapse in 1940, the backing of Tito, the clash with Roosevelt over the Mediterranean strategy, his attitude to his generals, and much more. (Published: 1991) (Publisher: Carroll & Graf, NY) (ISBN: 0881849375) (Pagination: 352pp, 35 photos) (Condition: Very Good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$11.91

WINSTON CHURCHILL

By Henry Pelling

(Subject: Political & Biographies - Churchill Collection) Orinally published in Churchill's Centennial Year. A full-scale single volume biography that encompasses the whole of Churchill's 90 year life as a journalist, politician, soldier, painter, and war leader. This is the revised edition, with an added introduction surveying work relating to Churchill published since the first edition. (Published: 1989) (Publisher: Macmillan) (ISBN: 033348696X) (Pagination: 724pp, illustrations) (Condition: Very Good in dw) UL-XXXXXX

$14.88

WINSTON CHURCHILL 1874-1945

By Lewis Broad

(Subject: Political & Biographies - Churchill Collection) Churchill's life until the end of World War II. A Revised and extended version of Broad’s biography, now including the wartime story (Published: 1945) (Publisher: Hutchinson) (Pagination: xviii + 582pp, portrait.) (Condition: d/w ragged, ow g) UL-XXXXXX

$14.88

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