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Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, PC, DL, FRS, Hon. RA 1874 – 1965 was a British politician, best known for his leadership of the United Kingdom during the Second World War. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th century, he served as Prime Minister twice (1940–45 and 1951–55). A noted statesman and orator, Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a historian, a writer, and an artist. He is the only British prime minister to have received the Nobel Prize in Literature and was the first person to be made an Honorary Citizen of the United States.
  At the forefront of politics for fifty years, he held many political and cabinet positions. Before the First World War, he served as President of the Board of Trade, Home Secretary, and First Lord of the Admiralty as part of the Asquith Liberal government. During the war, he continued as First Lord of the Admiralty until the disastrous Gallipoli Campaign caused his departure from government. He then briefly resumed active army service on the Western Front as commander of the 6th Battalion of the Royal Scots Fusiliers. He returned to government as Minister of Munitions, Secretary of State for War, and Secretary of State for Air. After the War, Churchill served as Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Conservative (Baldwin) government of 1924–29, controversially returning the pound sterling in 1925 to the gold standard at its pre-war parity, a move widely seen as creating deflationary pressure on the UK economy. Also controversial was his opposition to increased home rule for India and his resistance to the 1936 abdication of Edward VIII.
 
Out of office during the 1930s, Churchill took the lead in warning about Nazi Germany and in campaigning for rearmament. On the outbreak of the Second World War, he was again appointed First Lord of the Admiralty. Following the resignation of Neville Chamberlain on 10 May 1940, Churchill became Prime Minister. His steadfast refusal to consider defeat, surrender, or a compromise peace helped inspire British resistance, especially during the difficult early days of the War when Britain stood alone among European countries in its active opposition to Adolf Hitler. Churchill was particularly noted for his speeches and radio broadcasts, which helped inspire the British people. He led Britain as Prime Minister until victory over Nazi Germany had been secured.
 
After the Conservative Party lost the 1945 election, he became Leader of the Opposition to the Labour (Attlee) government. After winning the 1951 election, he again became Prime Minister, before retiring in 1955. Upon his death, Elizabeth II granted him the honour of a state funeral, which saw one of the largest assemblies of world statesmen in history. Named the Greatest Briton of all time in a 2002 poll. Churchill is widely regarded as being among the most influential people in British history.

He was a prolific author and the only British prime minister to have received the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Listed here are some of his books.

 

.....SOLD.....1948 The Gathering Storm by Winston Churchill $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1948 The Gathering Storm by Winston Churchill. First volume of a 6 part set Â’The Second World WarÂ’. Hard cover book in good condition. No dust jacket and ownerÂ’s name inside cover. We have 4 other volumes in this series (Missing #6.Triumph and Tragedy (1953)). Make an offer for all.
1948 The Gathering Storm by Winston Churchill $25.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1948 The Gathering Storm by Winston Churchill. First volume of a 6 part set Â’The Second World WarÂ’. Hard cover book in used condition with dust jacket (some tears to dust jacket front cover page missing and slight tear to cover page). We have another copy without the original dust jacket as well as 4 other volumes in this series (Missing #6.Triumph and Tragedy (1953)). Make an offer for all.
1949 Their Finest Hour by Winston Churchill $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1949 Their Finest Hour by Winston Churchill. Hard cover book in good condition. No dust jacket and some staining on front cover edges with bleeding to edge of some pages (see images). We have another copy with the original dust jacket as well as 4 other volumes in this series (Missing #6.Triumph and Tragedy (1953)). Make an offer for all.
.....SOLD.....1949 Their Finest Hour by Winston Churchill $25.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1949 Their Finest Hour by Winston Churchill. Second volume of a 6 part set Â’The Second World WarÂ’. Hard cover book in good condition with dust jacket. Some tears to dust jacket We have another copy without dust jacket as well as 4 other volumes in this series (Missing #6.Triumph and Tragedy (1953)). Make an offer for all.
1950 The Grand Alliance by Winston Churchill $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1950 The Grand Alliance by Winston Churchill. Third volume of a 6 part set. Hard cover book in good used condition with no dust jacket (some staining to covers). We have 4 other volumes in this series (Missing #6.Triumph and Tragedy (1953)). Make an offer for all.
1950 The Hinge of Fate by Winston Churchill $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1950 The Hinge of Fate by Winston Churchill. Fourth volume of a 6 part set. Hard cover book in good condition. No dust jacket and ownerÂ’s name inside cover. We have another copy of this book with the original dust jacket as well as 4 other volumes in this series (Missing #6.Triumph and Tragedy (1953)). Make an offer for all.
1950 The Hinge of Fate by Winston Churchill $25.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1950 The Hinge of Fate by Winston Churchill. Fourth volume of a 6 part set. Hard cover book in good condition with dust jacket (some tears to dust jacket). We have another copy of this book without the original dust jacket as well as 4 other volumes in this series (Missing #6.Triumph and Tragedy (1953)). Make an offer for all.
1951 Closing The Ring by Winston Churchill $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1951 Closing The Ring by Winston Churchill. Hard cover book in good used condition. No dust jacket and ownerÂ’s name inside covers. Some staining of covers. Fifth volume of a 6 part set. We have 4 other volumes in this series (Missing #6.Triumph and Tragedy (1953)). Make an offer for all.
1955 Churchill His Life in Photographs edited by Randolph S. Churchill and Helmut Gernsheim $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1955 Churchill His Life in Photographs edited by Randolph S. Churchill and Helmut Gernsheim. Hard cover book in good condition with dust jacket in fair condition. Seepthrough ring on front cover. 386 pages
1908 Mr. CreweÂ’s Career by Winston Churchill $15
Click Here for Product Details! 1908 Mr. CreweÂ’s Career by Winston Churchill. Black cloth hard cover illustrated with full page images.
1940s booklet containing exerpts from speeches and orations of Winston Churchill during WWII $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1940s booklet containing exerpts from speeches and orations of Winston Churchill during WWII. A marvellous book with full page photos of WWII British Prime Minister Winston Churchil. Each page is prefaced by another page with the text of some of the most memorable and inspiring speeches of Winston Churchil.
1955 A History of the English Speaking Peoples Volume 1 by Winston Churchill $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1955 A History of the English Speaking People Volume 1 by Winston Churchill. Blue cloth bound hard cover with dustjacket in good condition with minor tears to dust jacket. 521 pages this is the first volume of a 4 volume set by former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.
1965 Toronto Telegram Weekly magazine coverage of Sir Winston Churchill’s Funeral $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1965 Toronto Telegram Weekly magazine coverage of Sir Winston Churchill’s Funeral
1989 Winston S, Churchill Memories and Adventures $20.
Click Here for Product Details! 1989 Winston S, Churchill Memories and Adventures. Hardcover book in very good condition with dust jacket. Appears to be a First Edition. Winston S Churchill is the grandson of Sir Winston Churchill and here he tells of his prestigious family accompanied by many photos.

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