Welcome to Sir Martin Gilbert's website, a celebration of his life and his work, his passion, his philosophy, his favourite haunts, his humour and his humanity.
The official biographer of Winston Churchill and a leading historian on the Twentieth Century, Sir Martin is a scholar and an historian who, through his 88 books, has shown there is such a thing as “true history”.
Read Esther Gilbert’s blog on Sir Martin for The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust
Tuesday, 21 June, 2016 Sir Martin Gilbert was a scholar and historian, who wrote extensively on the Holocaust. This blog was written for HMDT by Lady Gilbert, the creator and editor of three volumes of Holocaust Memoir Digest, based on published survivor memoirs, who w...Read more >>
Sir Martin pays tribute to Major and Mrs Holt
Foreword to Major & Mrs Holt’s Battlefield Guide to the Somme 2008 edition by Sir Martin Gilbert,17 December 2007 Reprinted by kind permission of Major & Mrs Holt Major and Mrs Holt continue to do an important service to everyone interested in the battlefi...Read more >>
Congratulations to Alison Nelson from New Zealand our Book Club Prize Winner, June 2016!
I am delighted to be the winner of D-Day by Sir Martin Gilbert in this commemorative month of June! Placing a copy of the book from Sir Martin’s private library, onto my own bookcase, will be a memorable moment. It will have travelled further than any of the winni...Read more >>