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Liliburlero Supporting Member of TMP12 Apr 2017 9:35 a.m. PST

Found a copy this weekend at Goodwill when we dropped off some things from Spring Cleaning.

It's a great read and full of interesting facts I was not aware of. The book takes the episode from the film, Young Winston, and tells a complete and rousing tale of that period in Churchill's life. Makes you want to have a game and I highly recommend it.

dbf167612 Apr 2017 10:15 a.m. PST

I agree. An excellent book.

Don Manser12 Apr 2017 11:08 a.m. PST

Just finished it on Audible. Excellent.

Khusrau12 Apr 2017 1:53 p.m. PST

Did it include his heroic crossing of a raging torrent? You know, the one that can be stepped over?

Shameless self promoter, advocate of poisoning the natives using airborne gas drops, rampant imperialist, keen on strike breaking using troops and the shooting of protesters during civil unrest.

Personal logo piper909 Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member12 Apr 2017 4:44 p.m. PST

Gee, now I'm all depressed.

Nick Stern Supporting Member of TMP12 Apr 2017 6:15 p.m. PST

But this board is all about rampant imperialism, isn't it?

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