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”.
Holocaust Memorial Day events
Photo: News of a new film, A Holocaust Journey: Lessons from the Past, by American filmmaker Lisa Reznik Among the many thousands of Holocaust Memorial Day events taking place across the UK and elsewhere are these: Echo Eternal, a programme of the UK CORE Education Tr...Read more >>
The Holocaust – what we need to know and what we can learn from it.
Photo: “The Suitcase of Past and Future” created by pupils at Parkgate Primary School in Coventry, based on Judith Kerr’s testimony and the difficult decision of what to take when leaving home. Photograph by Jon Mullis Why is this night different from all oth...Read more >>
Winston S Churchill Speech: New Zealand Division, 4 February 1943, Tripoli
Photo: Churchill in Carthage, from Winston S Churchill, Volume VII, Road to Victory, 1941 – 1945 Editor’s Note: February 3rd marks the fifth anniversary of Sir Martin’s death and an opportunity to salute Hillsdale College Press who have now completed the ...Read more >>