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WINSTON CHURCHILL BIOGRAPHY

Posted on May 8th, 2015 by rapidz

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill KG, OM, CH, TD, DL, FRS, RA was arguably the greatest statesman of the 20th century. He was many things in his life – student, soldier, husband, father, politician, orator, peacemaker, artist, writer, Nobel Prize winner and strategist – and here we examine the life of the man who, more than […]

Dresden: A Survivor’s Story

Posted on May 1st, 2015 by Joe Brett

Victor Gregg was born in London in 1919 and joined the army in 1937, serving first in the Rifle Brigade in Palestine and the Battle of Alamein, and then in the Parachute Regiment at the Battle of Arnhem. He was repatriated in 1946 and now lives in Winchester. Victor has written a trilogy about his […]

WW2 INVENTIONS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD

Posted on May 8th, 2015 by rapidz

The Second World War was a pivotal moment in world history. No conflict before or since has had such a profound and far-reaching effect on our lives, both in terms of the war itself, and the technological advances we now take for granted. In the struggle for world domination, both sides sought to out-fox the […]

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Winston Churchill’s Greatest Quotes

Posted on May 1st, 2015 by rapidz

Winston Churchill’s 1953 Nobel Prize citation, translated from Swedish, reads: ‘For his mastery of historical and biographical description, as well as for brilliant oratory in defending exalted human values’. The famous wartime Prime Minister was a world-class orator. He mastered the art of speechmaking, and according to Andrew Roberts, author of ‘The Storm of War’, […]

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