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Winston Churchill Audiobook

Winston Churchill: A Captivating Guide to the Life of Winston Churchill

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Explore how Churchill went from schoolboy failure to wartime hero.

As a British politician who was well known for serving twice as prime minister for the United Kingdom, and as an infamous war organizer, leader Winston S. Churchill filled his long life with achievements and recognition, plotted throughout every modern history book. Most famously, he led Great Britain into victory over Nazi Germany during World War II in his first run as prime minister, and played an essential role in negotiating peace once the war reached an unsteady end. Commonly, his name is associated as one of the "Big Three", alongside United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Soviet Union leader Joseph Stalin. In unity, the three men helped lead the world to a resolution from the violence and terror that reigned in World War II.

Any general biography of Winston S. Churchill will provide an overview of his greatest achievements, but Churchill had other goals and desires that are often ignored and forgotten. What were they? Churchill had a family - a childhood and children of his own - and a political career that began at a young age. He spoke with and entertained some of the biggest names in the world, within both the political and social realms. How did he interact with Franklin D. Roosevelt? With Mahatma Gandhi? Beneath the accolades and accomplishments lies one important question: Who was Winston S. Churchill out of the spotlight? What were his struggles and personal goals? Was he an average man in some ways? The following audiobook is an outline of Winston S. Churchill's life that not only gives a brief overview of his best-known feats, but also provides a glimpse into who he was as a person.

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    Mark 09-23-17
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    There have been so many biographies of Churchill but this is one of the best. This author is such a good writer and, though obviously an enthusiast of Churchill, he endures describing impartially on the whole.

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    Wsil Ali United States 09-23-17
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    This wonderful book illustrates why, in my opinion, Winston Churchill was the most influential individual of the 20th century. His leadership during WWII was crucial in the survival of western democracies.

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    Ali 09-23-17
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    Apparently not interesting enough for the average reader, but for biography devotees or those interested in Churchill, this is a recommended book.

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    Silvester 09-23-17
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    I couldn't stop listening to this book. Most enlightening about a fascinating man.

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    This is an outstanding one-volume study by the famous author of an enormous multi-volume biography of Churchill. It's describing of its subject's life, adventures, and times is highly reliable the author wears his great learning lightly.

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    I am still listening to this book - so far it is very good and the characters come across well. I am hoping that as I get more into the book the author will start talking about his personal life with his wonderful wife and children.

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    Peter 09-23-17
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    Great detail of a full life. An easy understanding with much information particularly for anyone with an interest in history, I love this book.

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    Ranjeet 09-23-17
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    Winston Churchill was such a major factor in so many of the major events of the first half of the 20th Century! But, even more than studying so many major historical events, this excellent book revealed so much of the personality of this amazing man.

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    Having heard of Winston Churchill all of my life, I experienced the opportunity to eventually have a complete biography of this great man's life.

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    Jacob 09-23-17
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    I liked the author's style of explaining- accurate without judging but sometimes allowing a little juicy tidbit. Also, I have to say, the author taught me a little about the English language in this audiobook.

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