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 tributes from some of Martin’s many admirers. I am grateful to them all for highlighting an extraordinary career in words full of love, respect, humor, and above all of the character and humanity of a great man.

Martin Gilbert by his Friends:

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Finest Hour, The Journal for Winston Churchill October 2014

“Rose-Lipt Maidens, Lightfoot Lads”, Richard Langworth, Editor, Finest Hour

Sir Winston’s Boswell, Sir John Major, British Prime Minister, November 1990 to May 1997

The Road Not Travelled, Gordon Brown, British Prime Minister, June 2007 to May 2010

Life, Love and Liberty, Max Hastings, Journalist and Broadcaster

The Map-Maker, Tonie and Valmai Holt, Battlefield Guides and Authors

Gratitude, Hon. Douglas S. Russell, Judge, Iowa District Court, and R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr., Editor-in-Chief, The American Spectator

Martin Gilbert and the “Great Work”:  Present at the Creation, Larry P. Arnn, President, Hillsdale College, Publisher, the Official Biography

Master of Chronology, Andrew Roberts, British Historian and Journalist

“Would You Like to See the Fulton Speech?”, Barry Singer, proprietor, Chartwell Booksellers, New York, Author

Achievement on a Colossal Scale, Dr. Paul Addison, Honorary Fellow, University of Edinburgh, British Author and Historian

Humanitarian Historian:  Sir Martin Gilbert’s Engagement with the Holocaust, Dr. David Patterson, Hillel A. Feinberg Chair in Holocaust Studies, University of Texas at Dallas

Churchill and the Holocaust:  A Personal Memoir, Cyril Mazansky, Former Member of the Board of Governors, Finest Hour

A Gentleman and a “Mensch”, Matthew S. Gould, CBE, MBE, Her Britannic Majesty’s Ambassador to the State of Israel, September 2010 to 2015

Martin Gilbert and the Soviet Refuseniks, Dr. Michael Beizer, Historian of Russian Jewry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, and former Leningrad Refusenik and Activist

“Cosmos out of Chaos”:  Gilbert as Archivist, Allen Packwood, BA, MPhil, Director, Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge

Gilbert and Bibliography, Ronald I. Cohen, MBE, Author, Bibliography of the Writings of Sir Winston Churchill

History Meets Geography:  Travels with Martin, Esther Gilbert, Sir Martin’s wife

“He Worked Like a Tiger”, Randolph S. Churchill, Great-grandson and Trustee of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

In Search of Inscriptions, Dr. David Freeman, Professor of History, California State University, Fullerton, new Editor, Finest Hour

Memories, Jacqueline Dean Witter, former Director, International Churchill Society

All the Books of Sir Martin Gilbert, Christopher H. Sterling, Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

Read the articles in the Finest Hour