Winston Churchill - The Wilderness Years: Speaking out Against Hitler in the Prelude to War by Martin GilbertWinston Churchill - The Wilderness Years: Speaking out Against Hitler in the Prelude to War by Martin Gilbert

Winston Churchill - The Wilderness Years: Speaking out Against Hitler in the Prelude to War

byMartin Gilbert

Paperback | February 14, 2012

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In 1928, Winston Churchill was at the height of his career. Chancellor of the Exchequer and a powerful and popular orator, leadership of the Conservative Party seemed within his grasp. A year later, however, all had changed. The Conservatives were defeated, and when a National Government was formed in 1931, Churchill was not asked to join it. Though he was a lone figure from this point, his acute political sense, foresight, and courage were undiminished. Fed with secret inside information by a group of brave men, Churchill consistently warned of the Nazi danger, even before the rise of Hitler. The government fought him at every turn, even refusing him the right to broadcast. But he never gave up. It was as a direct result of his brave perseverance that the British public came to realize the truth of his warnings-a bond formed that would be so vital in the years to come.

This edition features a new preface by [Gilbert].

Sir Martin Gilbert is Winston Churchill's official biographer and a leading historian of the modern world. He is the author of over 70 books, including Churchill: A Life and his acclaimed two-volume work on the First and Second World Wars. He is an honorary fellow of Merton College, Oxford, and a distinguished fellow of Hillsdale Colle...
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Title:Winston Churchill - The Wilderness Years: Speaking out Against Hitler in the Prelude to WarFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.84 inPublished:February 14, 2012Publisher:I.B. Tauris & Co LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1848859333

ISBN - 13:9781848859333

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