Winston Churchill towers over every other figure in 20th-century British history. By the time of his death at the age of 90 in 1965, many thought him to be the greatest man in the world. There have been over a thousand biographies of Churchill. Andrew Roberts now draws on over forty new sources, including the private diaries of King George VI, to depict him more intimately and persuasively than any of its predecessors.
|Publisher||Penguin Audio; 2018|
Access to previously unpublished papers and closed archives mean this that this text includes some startling revelations on some very eminent figures. The author uncovers often uncomfortable truths about the Churchillian era.
LOVE, TOMMY: LETTERS HOME FROM THE GREAT WAR TO THE PRESENT DAY
Over the last 100 years the Imperial War Museum has been gathering together a collection of tens of thousands of letters and archives from British and Commonwealth troops serving on the front line, in conflicts from the First World War through to the ongoing war in Afghanistan. This is a selection of some of the most emotive of these letters.