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More a Time for Mourning

First published in The Independent : 3 September 1989 By Martin Gilbert In the midst of the current commemorations of the outbreak of the Second World War, I feel uneasy. Commemorations should be a cause of pride. Yet the outbreak of war in 1939 was in many ways shameful, marking

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Tribute from the Churchill Centre

Newly Redesigned Website Provides Fitting Resource to the Life and Works of the Official Biographer of Sir Winston Churchill The late Sir Martin Gilbert (1936–2015) passed away in February. Since then his widow, Lady Esther Gilbert, has overseen the redesign of his official website as a lasting tribute to her husband. Sir

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Find the answers in Sir Martin’s Indexes

One of the exciting features of the website is the inclusion of the Indexes of Sir Martin’s core books.  He always took great pleasure in compiling these itemised indexes himself – writing them on index cards:  now they are available here on their associated book pages. Interested in the context

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Finest Hour: The Journal of Winston Churchill

“Finest Hour, The Journal for Winston Churchill” paid tribute to Sir Martin; dedicating their autumn issue, October 2014 in his honour. Richard Langworth, the editor writes : This is my last issue of “Finest Hour”. There is no better way to complete my work of forty years than with these

Lady Gilbert and The Right Honourable Gordon Brown, unveiling the Library Plaque, 6 May 2014.

Sir Martin Gilbert Library, Highgate School

 The Sir Martin Gilbert Library at Highgate School, London 6 May 2014 Highgate School honours Sir Martin, a former Highgate pupil. Officially opened by the former Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Gordon Brown on Tuesday 6th May 2014. Guests of honour included the Israeli Ambassador to the Court of St James,

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Sir Martin and Me

Where What When.Com  March 17, 2015,  Avinoam Miller Editor’s Note: Last month, one of the world’s leading historians, Sir Martin Gilbert of London, passed away. Gilbert (1936-2015), author of about 90 books, was not only a leading historian, he was a Jewish historian. That is, he was a historian who happened