Sir Martin & Churchill
Alan Brown’s UKTV History programme on ‘Churchill … in the wilderness’, with contributions by Sir Martin Gilbert, Piers Brendon, Geoffrey Best and Maria Misra.
Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years – Episode 8, What Price Churchill? TV mini series devised by Martin Gilbert and Richard Broke starring Robert Hardy, Sian Phillips and Nigel Havers
Sir Martin Gilbert-The Will of the People-author interview
Sir Martin Gilbert is British Prime Minister Winston Churchilll’s official biographer. His latest volume is “The Will of the People: Churchill and Parliamentary Democracy”.
Churchill at Fulton: The Enduring Importance of the “Iron Curtain” Speech – Sir Martin Gilbert
Sir Martin Gilbert delivered this lecture on Sir Winston Churchill at Hillsdale College on October 22, 2004. Churchill at Fulton the Enduring Importance of the Iron Curtain speech
Churchill’s Statesmanship, 1935-1945 – Sir Martin Gilbert. Sir Martin Gilbert delivered this speech at Hillsdale’s campus on September 10, 2001 as part of a CCA seminar titled “One of Freedom’s Finest Hours: Statesmanship and Soldiership in World War II.
What Did Democracy Mean to Churchill? – Sir Martin Gilbert. Sir Martin Gilbert, the official biographer of Winston Churchill, speaks at Hillsdale College on September 7, 2006 as part of the Distinguished Fellow Lecture Series.
What Did the United States Mean to Winston Churchill? – Sir Martin Gilbert. Sir Martin Gilbert, the official biographer of Winston Churchill, speaks at Hillsdale College on September 22, 2005 as part of the Distinguished Fellow Lecture Series.
Interview Sir Martin Gilbert and Connie Martinson, Churchill A Life
Sir Martin & the Second World War
Sir Martin Gilbert: Non-Jews who Helped Jews During WWII
In The Righteous—Non-Jews Who Helped Jews During the Second World War Gilbert tells how, as the Third Reich carried out its program to exterminate European Jewry, many Gentiles risked their careers and lives to conceal and rescue Jewish refugees. His stories on the Righteous include such now-famous names as Raoul Wallenberg and Oskar Schindler, as well as ordinary people who exercised ordinary decency in
Sir Martin Gilbert Interview. One of the world’s most respected historians of WWII, Sir Martin Gilbert, speaks about his personal research of the action of Pope Pius XII during WWII.
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Sir Martin & the Holocaust
Auschwitz Secrets Of The Dead, The Story Of Escapee Rudolf Vrba
How the Nazis tricked jews into their own death ,Rudolf “Rudi” Vrba (11 September 1924 — 27 March 2006) he is known for his escape, at the age of 19, from the Auschwitz concentration camp in German-occupied Poland during the Second World War, and for having provided some of the earliest and most detailed information about the mass murder that was taking place there . Hogy a nácik zsidók becsapott a saját halál, Rudolf “Rudi” Vrba (1924. szeptember 11. — 2006. március 27.) a legismertebb a szökését, 19 éves korában az Auschwi Published on Jun 5, 2014
A clip from the film The Rescuers, of Sir Martin at Wannsee, courtesy of Michael King:
The Rescuers Official Trailer 1 (2014) – Holocaust Documentary
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Sir Martin & Israel & Jewish History
Martin Gilbert – Sowing the Seeds of Jewish Statehood: Britain and Palestine, 1909-1922
Sir Martin Gilbert delivered the Irene and Hyman Kreitman Annual Memorial Lecture on May 30, 2011 during the 41st Annual Board of Governors Meeting at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. His lecture was entitled Sowing the Seeds of Jewish Statehood: Britain and Palestine, 1909-1922
Conferment of Honorary Doctoral Degree on Sir Martin Gilbert at BGU, May 2011. The ceremony took place during Ben-Gurion University of the Negev’s 41st Annual Board of Governors.
Sir Gilbert: Jerusalem: A Microcosm of Jewish Rights. Date: March 26, 2008. Conference: “Israel at 60: Confronting the Rising Challenge to Its Historical and Legal Rights” hosted by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
Historian Martin Gilbert & the Israel British Mandate Foreseen in the 19th Century book Elpis Israel
Sir Martin & 20th Century
Martin Gilbert – The Jews in the 20th Century
Sir Martin Gilbert, author of numerous books including, The Jews in the 20th Century: An Illustrated History, talked about British Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s relationship with the Jewish people. The author said that Churchill was an advocate for Jewish equal rights and an opponent of anti-Semitism. He also described Churchill’s role in the formation and subsequent developments in the Middle East. The author said that Churchill kept a vigilant watch on the treatment of the Jews during World War II and attempted several times to mitigate the situation of the Jews under control of the Nazis. It was Churchill’s suggestion that a refugee camp be established in North Africa for Jewish Europeans fleeing the Nazis.