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Winston Churchill

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Published by Heinemann Library in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965 -- Juvenile literature,
    • Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965,
    • Prime ministers -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Prime ministers,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 60) and index.

      StatementFiona Reynoldson.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesLeading lives
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA566.9.C5 R45 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6777775M
      ISBN 101588101630
      LC Control Number00012842
      OCLC/WorldCa45667786

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      Upon occasion his relish for Winston Churchill book action led him beyond the limits of his proper role as the guarantor of public order. It was not always an easy relationship, however. He relieved the tedium of army life in India by a program of reading designed to repair the deficiencies of Harrow and Sandhurst, and in he resigned his commission to enter politics and make a living by his pen. Two years later, he had a similar attack while battling a bout of pneumonia. He rejoiced in killing, was intoxicated by the sound of cannon, exhilarated by his own graphic language. He served as Chancellor of the Exchequer, returning Britain to the gold standard, and took a hard line against a general labor strike that threatened to cripple the British economy.


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