1. Captain_Crusty

    Alan Brooke: Churchill's Right-Hand Critic

    Lord Alan Brooke was the Chief of the Imperial General Staff (CIGS) throughout the majority of WW2. He was Churchill's key military adviser, yet few, outside of the military or academia, have heard of him. Little has been written about him, specifically, previously and historians writing about...
  2. Auld-Yin

    Churchill, Roosevelt and Company: Studies in Character and Statecraft – Lewis Lehrman

    Brought over from Rum Ration - Review by @rebbonk A book to be read and contemplated: one that requires some thinking about, preferably with a good single malt whilst sitting beside a glowing real fire in your favourite old armchair. This is a book that deserves some serious respect; in many...
  3. C

    The Times: Cambridge college named after Churchill to debate his ‘backward’ views on race

    Cambridge college named after Churchill to debate his ‘backward’ views on race Article quoted for those without subscription.
  4. Captain_Crusty

    Churchill's Abandoned Prisoners

    'Churchill's Abandoned Prisoners' by Rupert Wieloch is about fifteen members of the British Army who were captured during the Russian Civil War. Wieloch was Director of Defence Studies for the British Army so has a good pedigree for a successful military history career - this is his second...
  5. CanteenCowboy

    The Accidental President

    When I saw that I'd won a prize in Auld Yin's latest Pot Luck book competition (yes read it and weep losers, I won, muwah ha ha ha...), I was looking forward to getting some light reading and a pleasant diversion from my normal fare. To say I was disappointed when this hefty tome crashed on to...
  6. Janitor

    ID Churchill's cap badge

    Can anyone ID Churchill's cap badge? Cheers.