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Hero of the empire : the Boer War, a daring escape and the making of Winston Churchill

text Hero of the empire : the Boer War, a daring escape and the making of Winston Churchill

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"At age twenty-four, Winston Churchill was utterly convinced it was his destiny to become prime minister of England one day, despite the fact he had just lost his first election campaign for Parliament. He believed that to achieve his goal he must... Read more
Contents
Pushful, the younger. Death by inches ; The graven palm ; The scion ; Blowing the trumpet -- Into Africa. "Send her victorious" ; "We have now gone far enough" ; The blackest of all days ; Land of stone and scrub -- Chance. The death trap ; A pity... Read more
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xi, 381 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Publisher
Doubleday 2016

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KCL 968.04 MILLARD in Adult Non-fiction Available

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