Friday, July 30, 2021

Historical Biographies

The colorful personalities of famous people come alive to share their shortcomings, passions and achievements. Cross the boundaries imposed by time and space, and come face to face with your favorite (and not so favorite) historical figures.
Relive the life and times of famous men like Winston Churchill and not so famous heroes such as the Civil War hero Sam Davis. about politicians that became military heroes, like Theodore Roosevelt Jr. Thrill in the escapades of Criminals like Dick Turpin and the murderer, Rev John Selby Watson.
It’s all here, plus much more, just click on the links below and board your own time machine.

The Life and Struggles of Winston Churchill: 1940, Year of Peril

In the summer months of 1940, the British were faced with one crisis after another, culminating in the Battle of Britain which they had...

The Life and Struggles of Winston Churchill: Russia at War

When the forces of Nazi Germany invaded Russia on June 22, 1941, Winston was abruptly forced to change his mind over his longstanding hatred...

Maximilien Robespierre (1758-1794)

Maximilien Marie Isidore de Robespierre was born in Arras on the 6th May 1758. The son of a lawyer, he was educated in Paris...

The Life and Struggles of Winston Churchill: World War One

Winston found his post as Home Secretary depressing, but his next task in government as First Lord of the Admiralty brought him even greater...

The Life and Struggles of Winston Churchill: Survival in Doubt

In June, 1940, British forces in France were in grave danger. Yet, they made a miracle escape from the clutches of the Nazis to...

The Life and Struggles of Winston Churchill: The Road to War

In 1939, Winston's many predictions made over the years came true as one Nazi aggression after another took place, and World War Two began. In...

Life and Struggles of Winston Churchill: Disasters and Dangers

In 1940 and 1941, the reach of World War Two expanded to North and East Africa and southeast Europe, where Hitler was making new...

Life and Struggles of Winston Churchill: A Transatlantic Alliance

The Royal Air Force's triumph in the 1940 Battle of Britain and Winston's dogged will to win made a deep impression on US President...