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Author Gilbert, Martin, 1936-2015, author
Title Churchill : a life / Martin Gilbert
Imprint New York : Henry Holt and Company, 1992
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  DA566.9.C5 G4435 1992    DUE 12-23-21    30610020606265
Edition First Holt paperbacks edition
Descript xxii, 1066 pages, 64 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
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Note Includes index
A biography of the hard facts of Churchill's public life and the intimate details of the private man
"Originally published in Great Britain in 1991 by William Heinemann Ltd. First American Edition 1991"--Title page verso
Childhood -- Harrow -- Towards the Army -- Second Lieutenant -- In Action -- To Omdurman and beyond -- South Africa: Adventure, Capture, Escape -- Into Parliament -- Revolt and Responsibilities -- The Social Field -- Home Secretary -- At the Admiralty -- The Coming of War in 1914 -- War -- Isolation and Escape -- In the Trenches -- 'Deep and Ceaseless Torments' -- Minister of Munitions -- At the War Office -- Colonial Secretary -- Return to the Wilderness -- At the Exchequer -- Out of Office -- The Moment of Truth -- No Place for Churchill -- From Munich to War -- Return to the Admiralty -- Prime Minister -- Britain at Bay -- The Widening War -- Planning for Victory -- Illness and Recovery -- Normandy and Beyond -- War and Diplomacy -- 'Advance, Britannia!' -- 'An Iron Curtain' -- Mapping the Past, Guiding the Future -- Prime Minister in Peacetime -- Recovery, Last Ambition, Resignation -- Last Years
Subject Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965
Prime ministers -- Great Britain -- Biography
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965 fast (OCoLC)fst01716876
Prime ministers. fast (OCoLC)fst01076416
Politics and government. fast (OCoLC)fst01919741
Great Britain. fast (OCoLC)fst01204623
1900-1999 fast
Biographies. fast (OCoLC)fst01919896
Biographies. lcgft
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