Winston Churchill

Churchill and Sea Power by Christopher M Bell exonerates the wartime Prime Minister of his alleged military mistakes

Christy Campbell’s focused, meticulous account of the V-weapon campaign of 1944 provides a neat counterpoint to the magisterial grand narrative of Antony Beevor’s The Second World War

From Havana to Kigali, cricket’s good-news stories can be found in the least likely places

Gary Player famously said “the more I practice the luckier I get”. But does this sporting adage work for politicians?

Book review of All Souls and the Wider World edited by S.J.D. Green and Peregrine Horden

Book review of The People of the Book: Philosemitism in England from Cromwell to Churchill by Gertrude Himmelfarb

Book review of Dinner with Churchill: Policy-Making at the Dinner Table by Cita Stelzer

Seventy years after the Battle of Britain, we again face the threat of a new Dark Age. Can our leaders emulate Churchill’s finest hour?

Three Prime Ministers in the 20th century had historically important illnesses before they assumed office — Winston Churchill, Clement Attlee and Anthony Eden. To what extent did their ill health affect their policy decisions?