John Keegan's fascination with Churchill goes back to when he was at school in WWII. Viewing him as war hero and then again in the early 1950s as Prime Minister, it is only in later years and wearing his historian's hat that Keegan has been able to consider the life and role of Winston Churchill as a historian. Was Churchill as great a wartime leader as he has hitherto been made out? Keegan discusses the view of the soldiers such as Alanbrooke, his wartime Chief of Staff, who thought Churchill better as a pragmatist than as ...

Churchill: a life 2003, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9781842125304

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Churchill: A Life 2002, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780297607762