The Quotable Winston Churchill: A Collection of Wit and Wisdom
- 208 pages
- Approximately 3 X 3 1/4 inches
- Hand bound in genuine Italian Vachetta leather
This tiny tome contains Winston Churchill's biography, his most inspirational quotes, and excerpts from some of his most famous speeches. Bound in untreated vachetta leather, the cover will react to light and the natural from hands, to develop its own rich patina over time. A cute little book, it makes a fascinating gift about a man who was larger than life.
Britain’s wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill cultivated close relationships with the United States, urging close cooperation between the two countries and developing strong ties during the first half of the 20th century. Churchill and President Franklin D. Roosevelt forged a very tight working relationship, establishing a unified effort against the Axis powers in World War II, addressing the immediate needs of the Allied forces, and paving the way for a successful transition into peacetime after victory.
Winston Churchill was the first foreign national to ever receive honorary United States citizenship. In a ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House on April 9, 1963, President John F. Kennedy proclaimed Churchill’s, “bravery, charity and valor, both in war and in peace, have been a flame of inspiration in freedom’s darkest hour.”