Published October 1982
by Madison Books .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||308|
Warlord by Carlo D'Este presented an interesting aspect of Winston Churchill's life in that it emphasized his influence both good and bad on the military campaigns of both world wars/5(16). Churchill as Warlord. Andrew Roberts is fascinated by Max Hastings's new account of Churchill. ‘Churchill so evidently enjoyed the war that I could never like him,’’ wrote James Lees-Milne. Editorial Reviews. Churchill's six-volume history of World War II -- remarkable both for its sweep and for its sense of personal involvement, universally acknowledged as a magnificent historical reconstruction and an enduring work of literature, won the Nobel Prize in This set includes the following: The Gathering Storm () Cited by: An exceptionally well-written and fascinating book, “Warlord: The Life of Winston Churchill at War, ” gets my highest recommendation. Meer lezen. 7 mensen vonden dit nuttig. Vertaal recensie in het Nederlands. Polly. 5,0 van 5 sterren The best book on him I have ever read/5(64).
'I would choose this account over and above the rest. It is a fabulous book: full of perceptive insight that conveys all the tragedy, triumph, humour and intense drama of Churchill's time as wartime leader; and it is incredibly moving as a result' James Holland, Literary Review In this vivid biography, #1 bestselling historian Max Hastings tells the story of how Churchill led a nation through /5(). Research for a life of Marlborough (a book that Leo Strauss called the greatest historical work of the 20th century) taught Churchill the value of international alliances in wartime. If Churchill. Churchill's unique stature on the other side of the Atlantic owes something to his wartime alliance with Roosevelt, but as Fraser Harbutt shows in a powerfully argued book Author: Guardian Staff. In that role, D’Este argues, Churchill was not merely a politician conducting a war in the manner of Woodrow Wilson, Lloyd George or Franklin Roosevelt. He was a soldier, a “warlord,” a.
This book is fascinating military history, but also a biography of a war leader. Churchill made mistakes, but his role in the Second World War was extraordinary. He was a romantic warrior, an extraordinary orator and writer, but chiefly the man for the hour. This book reveals his mistakes, but his achievements were absolutely unique/5(). “Warlord: A Life of Winston Churchill at War, ” is one of the most recent biographies of Sir Winston Churchill to have been written over the past three decades. It's also one of the best. Authored by distinguished military historian Carlo D’Este, and published in , this fine biography focuses on Churchill as a military /5(42). Book Overview As riveting as the man it portrays, Warlord is a masterful, unsparing portrait of Winston Churchill, one of history's most fascinating and influential by: 3. Carlo D’Este’s definitive chronicle of Churchill’s crucial role in the major military campaigns of the 20th century, Warlord uses extensive, untapped archival materials to provide “a very human look at Churchill’s lifelong fascination with soldiering, war, and command.” (Washington Post)4/5(6).