Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (1874-1965), an author, artist, war correspondent, and politician, is best known for his leadership of the United Kingdom during World War II. After a brief but eventful army career, Churchill became a member of Parliament in 1900, launching a political career that spanned more than sixty years. He served as prime minister from 1940-1945 and from 1951-1955. His numerous honors include the Nobel Prize in Literature, knighthood, and receiving honorary citizenship of the United States from President Kennedy in 1963.
This is a collection of a series of journalistic articles written during his travels throughout WWI era Europe that Churchill -- the American author, not the famed British statesman -- published in 1917; the book version came out in 1918. The writing is s...[SEE MORE]