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Winston Churchill

A group for anyone who respects and admires the staunch Englishman and his ability to lead a country through the Second World War.

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Sir Winston's 80th birthday present.

Started by Alexsander Mausheim. Last reply by Michael Van Osch May 21, 2011. 1 Reply

Although many are familiar with the photograph below, I have included a little bit of the back story:  This photos shows Sir Winston Churchill with his 1954 Series I 86" Land Rover, which was…Continue

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Comment by KL15 on June 1, 2013 at 9:52am

For anyone who is interested, I picked up a copy of "Churchill Style." If you haven't taken the time, it's a really interesting read because it focuses on aspects of The Right Honorable Winston Churchill that are often not covered. Such as, his favorite cars, where he liked to get his suits, accessories, and his favorite tobbacconist to name a few. In addition, there is an appendix in the back listing the shops that Chiuchill patronized that still exist, as well as the ones who's names have changed, and a couple that have become brand names.

Comment by Bryan Lee Sammis on March 14, 2011 at 8:55pm

The only thing I know of the Boer War is the Breaker Morant Court Martial.

 

Comment by Alexsander Mausheim on May 18, 2010 at 10:55am
I highly recommend it. It's a bit on the long side, but it's the type of book that leaves you wishing that there was yet even more. I suppose that's why the book stops at 1911! Heh.
Comment by Alexsander Mausheim on May 18, 2010 at 7:50am
The proper title is: "The Age of Churchill - Heritage and Adventure 1874-1911" by Peter de Mendelssohn, published by Knopf in 1961. Excellent book- it covers what is missing in later editions of Churchill's own recollections. Quite fascinating, really.
Comment by Alexsander Mausheim on May 14, 2010 at 4:38pm
I am currently reading "Winston Spencer Churchill- the Early Years, 1874-1911".
A very interesting read, and casts much light on Sir Winston's Boer War years.
 

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