Tuesday, October 27, 2020

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: Britain Stands Alone

By June 1940, Britain was the last combatant still free to resist the Nazis. Churchill wanted to enlist the United States for the struggle...

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...

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...

The Life and Struggles of Winston Churchill: Winston at the Helm

Churchill became British Prime Minister on May 10, 1940. "At last I had authority to give directions over the whole scene (of the war),"...

The Life and Struggles of Winston Churchill: Winston Ignored

In the 1930s, Winston worked hard and long, but fruitlessly, to impress on the British government that Hitler and Nazi Germany were dangerous and...

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...

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...

The Life and Struggles of Winston Churchill: Russia Beleaguered

In 1942, the Russians were in the front line of World War Two. Meanwhile, the USA, a more recent combatant, was still gearing up...

The Life and Struggles of Winston Churchill: Europe in Peril

On September 3, 1939, the day World War Two was declared, Winston was appointed to Prime Minister Chamberlain's War Cabinet as First Lord of...

The Life and Struggles of Winston Churchill: Victory in Sight

1942 was a year of contrasts. The war in Russia was still ferociously fought, yet the first signs of final Allied victory could be...