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Henry ‘Chips’ Channon: The Diaries (Volume 1)
Language: en
Pages: 1024
Authors: Chips Channon
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-04 - Publisher: Random House

The Sunday Times bestselling edition of Chips Channon's remarkable diaries. Born in Chicago in 1897, 'Chips' Channon settled in England after the Great War, married into the immensely wealthy Guinness family, and served as Conservative MP for Southend-on-Sea from 1935 until his death in 1958. His career was unremarkable. His
The Spectre of War
Language: en
Pages: 424
Authors: Jonathan Haslam
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-25 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

A bold new history showing that the fear of Communism was a major factor in the outbreak of World War II The Spectre of War looks at a subject we thought we knew—the roots of the Second World War—and upends our assumptions with a masterful new interpretation. Looking beyond traditional
The Spectator
Language: en
Authors: Jonathan Haslam
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher:

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The Last Dance
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Denys Blakeway
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-05-13 - Publisher: Hachette UK

'The year has, indeed, begun in gloom. The King ill, and Kipling dead ...' so wrote the diarist Chips Channon in 1936 as George V lay on his deathbed at Buckingham Palace. The passing of two such pillars of the establishment sent tremors through the nation and heralded the ending
Winston S. Churchill: Finest Hour, 1939–1941
Language: en
Pages: 1150
Authors: Martin Gilbert
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-05 - Publisher: Rosetta Books

The sixth volume in the official biography: “A milestone, a monument, a magisterial achievement” (Andrew Roberts, author of The Storm of War). Starting with the outbreak of war in September 1939 and ending with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941, this volume in the epic biography of