Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

by Kevin Theakston
     
 

Winston Churchill was one of Britain's greatest leaders and an iconic figure. Prime minister twice (1940-45 and 1951-55), his political career - with its many ups and downs, controversies and achievements - spanned over sixty years from the reign of Queen Victoria to that of Queen Elizabeth II, its high point being his heroic and indomitable leadership during the

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Winston Churchill was one of Britain's greatest leaders and an iconic figure. Prime minister twice (1940-45 and 1951-55), his political career - with its many ups and downs, controversies and achievements - spanned over sixty years from the reign of Queen Victoria to that of Queen Elizabeth II, its high point being his heroic and indomitable leadership during the Second World War. But as well, Churchill had, as a young army officer, taken part in the last great cavalry charge in British history; wrote a novel, a great deal of journalism and many works of history (winning the Nobel Prize for Literature); and was a talented amateur painter. This Shire book provides an illustrated introduction to the story of this unique, flawed and brilliant individual.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780747810452
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
05/22/2012
Series:
Shire Library Series
Pages:
56
Sales rank:
1,383,128
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.08(h) x 0.20(d)

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