Winston Churchill by his Personal Secretary: Recollections of The Great Man by A Woman Who Worked for Him [NOOK Book]

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Elizabeth Nel served as Winston Churchill's personal secretary during World War II. The vivid and human details of her experiences, of her impressions and memories of the irascible and loveable war hero, take up the story of Churchill's life at No. 10 where the BBC's impressive drama, The Gathering Storm, leaves off-when Churchill took over the reins of Government at the outset of the war. Finally, the author, Elizabeth Nel, at 90 years of age,...
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Winston Churchill by his Personal Secretary: Recollections of The Great Man by A Woman Who Worked for Him

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Overview

Elizabeth Nel served as Winston Churchill's personal secretary during World War II. The vivid and human details of her experiences, of her impressions and memories of the irascible and loveable war hero, take up the story of Churchill's life at No. 10 where the BBC's impressive drama, The Gathering Storm, leaves off-when Churchill took over the reins of Government at the outset of the war. Finally, the author, Elizabeth Nel, at 90 years of age, looks back across the years.



"Mrs Nel was Mr Churchill's secretary from 1941 to 1945 and her experiences, from the first day of inevitable blunders to the wartime meetings in Canada, the United States, Moscow, Yalta and Casablanca to which she accompanied him, are told with a modest restraint."-The Times Literary Supplement



"She was by his side when Germany attacked Russia; when Pearl Harbour, the fall of Tobruk and Arnhem occurred. But somehow the distant roar of guns is dimmed by the sweat of being Mr Churchill's secretary."-Daily Express



"It is a personal book, but one that shows the great admiration Churchill was able to inspire in those who worked with him."-New York Herald Tribune

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595911448
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/17/2007
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 754,826
  • File size: 939 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 15, 2014

    Excellent

    So much information about the great man and his way with the staff. She had an exciting time with him She tells it all so well. Thank you

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