Churchill in Quotes: Wit and Wisdom from the Great Statesman

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Sir Winston Churchill, statesman, orator, and former prime minister, was a man whose words gave hope and inspiration to the British people, and many are as relevant today as they were during the war years. Churchill's speeches were not always confined to serious political rhetoric and motivation. His off-the-cuff quips and comments displayed a wry wit and humor. Churchill in Quotes is a celebration of this outstanding figure in British history, presented in almost four hundred photographs handpicked from the vast...

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Overview

Sir Winston Churchill, statesman, orator, and former prime minister, was a man whose words gave hope and inspiration to the British people, and many are as relevant today as they were during the war years. Churchill's speeches were not always confined to serious political rhetoric and motivation. His off-the-cuff quips and comments displayed a wry wit and humor. Churchill in Quotes is a celebration of this outstanding figure in British history, presented in almost four hundred photographs handpicked from the vast archives of the Press Association. It covers the major events in Churchill's life, including his birth and early days at Blenheim Palace to his marriage and the birth of his children; his service in the army, war correspondence, and role as first lord of the Admiralty, and appointment as chancellor the Exchequer; his formation of government as wartime prime minister and the political and cabinet posts held during almost fifty years; his career as a historian and author; and his hobby as a sensitive artist.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781906672614
  • Publisher: Ammonite Press
  • Publication date: 10/1/2011
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 645,969
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 6.50 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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