When New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani sought inspiration and strength in the aftermath of September 11th, he turned to Winston Churchill, quoting him and citing his heroic example. Here eminent historian John Keegan charts Churchill's career, focusing on his steadfast leadership during the catastrophic events of World War II, while England was poised on the brink of collapse. He looks at Churchill's speeches -- some of the greatest examples of English oratory -- and eloquently illuminates Churchill's incredible strength and his unshakable belief that democracy would always prevail. Book jacket.
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WINSTON CHURCHILLUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A capable, brief study of Great Britain's renowned wartime leader and the troubled course of his passionate—if hardly compassionate—conservatism.Winston Churchill defined himself as both a military ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - BruderBane - LibraryThing
I’ve been hunting for a biography on Winston Churchill for some time and when I found this golden nugget of a mini-biography “Winston Churchill” by none other than John Keegan I snapped it up straight ... Read full review