Churchill

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  • Author : Andrew Roberts
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Pages : 1152 pages
  • ISBN : 0241205646
  • Rating : 4/5 from 5 reviews
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Churchill

Churchill
  • Author : Andrew Roberts
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 04 October 2018
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THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER A SUNDAY TIMES, THE TIMES, ECONOMIST, DAILY TELEGRAPH, EVENING STANDARD, OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR 'Undoubtedly the best single-volume life of Churchill ever written' Dominic Sandbrook, Sunday Times A magnificently fresh and unexpected biography of Churchill, by one of Britain's most acclaimed historians Winston Churchill towers over every other figure in twentieth-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

Hitler and Churchill

Hitler and Churchill
  • Author : Andrew Roberts
  • Publisher : Phoenix
  • Release : 04 March 2004
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'His book is timely and a triumph. Roberts manages to convey all the reader needs to know about two men to whom battalions of biographies have been devoted' EVENING STANDARD Adolf Hitler and Winston Churchill were two totally opposite leaders - both in what they stood for and in the way in which they seemed to lead. Award-winning historian Andrew Roberts examines their different styles of leadership and draws parallels with rulers from other eras. He also looks at the

The Storm of War

The Storm of War
  • Author : Andrew Roberts
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 06 August 2009
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On 2 August 1944, in the wake of the complete destruction of the German Army Group Centre in Belorussia, Winston Churchill mocked Adolf Hitler in the House of Commons by the rank he had reached in the First World War. 'Russian success has been somewhat aided by the strategy of Herr Hitler, of Corporal Hitler,' Churchill jibed. 'Even military idiots find it difficult not to see some faults in his actions.' Andrew Roberts's previous book Masters and Commanders studied the

Napoleon the Great

Napoleon the Great
  • Author : Andrew Roberts
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 27 May 2016
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From Andrew Roberts, author of the Sunday Times bestseller The Storm of War, this is the definitive modern biography of Napoleon It has become all too common for Napoleon Bonaparte's biographers to approach him as a figure to be reviled, bent on world domination, practically a proto-Hitler. Here, after years of study extending even to visits paid to St Helena and 53 of Napoleon's 56 battlefields, Andrew Roberts has created a true portrait of the mind, the life, and the military and

Leadership in War

Leadership in War
  • Author : Andrew Roberts
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 29 October 2019
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A comparison of nine leaders who led their nations through the greatest wars the world has ever seen and whose unique strengths—and weaknesses—shaped the course of human history, from the bestselling, award-winning author of Churchill and Napoleon “Has the enjoyable feel of a lively dinner table conversation with an opinionated guest.” —The New York Times Book Review Taking us from the French Revolution to the Cold War, Andrew Roberts presents a bracingly honest and deeply insightful look at

Churchill

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  • Author : Vincent Delmas,François Kersaudy
  • Publisher : Greenhill Books
  • Release : 30 January 2020
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“A wholly original and fresh approach to historical biography. Churchill would have been delighted to be a comic book hero!” —Phil Reed, Emeritus Director, Churchill War Rooms This innovative graphic biography of Winston Churchill tells his extraordinary story, from his upbringing, through his military exploits and experience of the First World War, to his pivotal role in the Second World War. It explores the details of Churchill’s life within its historical and political context and brings the story to

Churchill and Empire

Churchill and Empire
  • Author : Lawrence James
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 18 July 2013
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A genuinely original biography of Churchill, focusing on his contradictory and lifelong relationship with the British Empire. 'A superb history of a memorable subject' Andrew Roberts, bestselling author of CHURCHILL: WALKING WITH DESTINY One of our finest narrative historians, and journalist for the SUNDAY TIMES and LITERARY REVIEW, Lawrence James, has written a genuinely new biography of Winston Churchill, set within a fully detailed historical context, but solely focusing on his relationship with the British Empire. As a young army

Leadership in War

Leadership in War
  • Author : Andrew Roberts
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 29 October 2019
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'Wonderful ... among military historians, Roberts is Britain's crown gem' Wall Street Journal Taking us from the French Revolution to the Cold War and the Falklands, celebrated historian Andrew Roberts presents us with a bracingly honest and insightful look at nine major figures in modern history: Napoleon Bonaparte, Horatio Nelson, Winston Churchill, Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, George C. Marshall, Charles de Gaulle, Dwight D. Eisenhower and Margaret Thatcher. Each of these leaders fundamentally shaped the outcome of the war their nation

Masters and Commanders

Masters and Commanders
  • Author : Andrew Roberts
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 03 August 2021
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How far did personality affect the grand strategy of the Second World War? Award-winning historian Andrew Roberts lays bare the four political masters and military commanders of the Western Allies - Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, General George C. Marshall and Lord Alanbrooke - between Pearl Harbour and VE-Day, coming to a number of startling conclusions. Employing verbatim accounts of Churchill's War Cabinet meetings never before reporduced in book form, as well as using the private papers of sixty-seven contemporaries of

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Napoleon
  • Author : Andrew Roberts
  • Publisher : Viking Press
  • Release : 04 November 2014
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Draws on the recent publication of Napoleon's thousands of letters to share new insights into his character, motivations, and relationships.

The Holy Fox

 The Holy Fox
  • Author : Andrew Roberts
  • Publisher : Phoenix
  • Release : 03 August 1997
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Edward Wood, 3rd Viscount Halifax, was a church-going, fox-hunting aristocrat, but it was his political guile that earned him Churchill's nickname 'The Holy Fox'.As Viceroy of India, his deal with Gandhi ended the Civil Disobedience campaign before it could force the British to quit. His meeting with Hitler in 1937 was a milestone in appeasement, yet just days before Munich, Halifax repudiated the policy and demanded 'the destruction of Nazism'. By May 1940, it was he, not Winston Churchill, who was

Masters and Commanders

Masters and Commanders
  • Author : Andrew Roberts
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 28 May 2009
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Masters and Commanders describes how four titanic figures shaped the grand strategy of the West during the Second World War. Each was exceptionally tough-willed and strong minded, and each was certain that he knew best how to win the war. Yet each knew that he had to win at least two of the others over in order to get his strategy adopted. The book traces the mutual suspicion and admiration, the rebuffs and the charm, the often explosive disagreements and

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The Art of War
  • Author : Andrew Roberts
  • Publisher : Quercus
  • Release : 03 August 2021
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Which was the most brilliant of Hannibal's three crushing defeats of Roman armies? What tactics did Julius Caesar employ to defeat Pompey at Pharsalus? How was Alexander the Great able to command sufficient loyalty from his troops to lead them across half of the Asian landmass in search of new territories to conquer? What qualities made Attila the Hun a strategist of genius? How did Henry V of England achieve victory at Agincourt for the loss of a few hundred