Churchill In Quotes - Wit And Wisdom From The Great Statesman
Photographs: 200 photographs
Sir Winston Churchill, statesman, orator and former PrimeMinister was a man whose words gave hope and inspiration to theBritish people, and many are as relevant today as they were duringthe war years. Churchill?s speeches were not always confined toserious political rhetoric and motivation: his off-the-cuff quipsand comments displayed a wry wit and humour. Churchill in Quotes isa celebration of this outstanding figure in British history,presented in 200 photographs hand picked from the vast archives ofthe Press Association, It covers the major events in Churchill?slife: from his birth and early days at Blenheim Palace to hismarriage and the birth of his children; his service in the army,war correspondence and role as First Lord of the Admiralty, andappointment as Chancellor the Exchequer; his formation ofgovernment as wartime Prime Minister and the political and cabinetposts held during almost 50 years; his career as a historian andauthor and his hobby as a sensitive artist; in addition to the manyhonours bestowed upon him, his decline, retirement and death at theage of 90 and the state funeral granted to him by the Queen.ISBN13: 9781906672614
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