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Hero of the Empire - Signed / Autographed Copy

Hero of the Empire - Signed / Autographed Copy By Candice Millard Hero of the Empire Signed Autographed Copy SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR From New York Times bestselling author of Destiny of the Republic and The River of Doubt a thrilling narrative of Winston Churchill s extraordinary and little known exploits duri

  • Title: Hero of the Empire - Signed / Autographed Copy
  • Author: Candice Millard
  • ISBN: 9780385542135
  • Page: 113
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Hero of the Empire - Signed / Autographed Copy By Candice Millard SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR From New York Times bestselling author of Destiny of the Republic and The River of Doubt, a thrilling narrative of Winston Churchill s extraordinary and little known exploits during the Boer War At age twenty four, Winston Churchill was utterly convinced it was his destiny to become prime minister of England one day, despite the fact he had justSIGNED BY THE AUTHOR From New York Times bestselling author of Destiny of the Republic and The River of Doubt, a thrilling narrative of Winston Churchill s extraordinary and little known exploits during the Boer War At age twenty four, Winston Churchill was utterly convinced it was his destiny to become prime minister of England one day, despite the fact he had just lost his first election campaign for Parliament He believed that to achieve his goal he must do something spectacular on the battlefield Despite deliberately putting himself in extreme danger as a British Army officer in colonial wars in India and Sudan, and as a journalistcovering a Cuban uprising against the Spanish, glory and fame had eluded him Churchill arrived in South Africa in 1899, valet and crates of vintage wine in tow, there to cover the brutal colonial war the British were fighting with Boer rebels But just two weeks after his arrival, the soldiers he was accompanying on an ard train were ambushed, and Churchill was taken prisoner Remarkably, he pulled off a daring escape but then had to traverse hundreds of miles of enemy territory, alone, with nothing but a crumpled wad of cash, four slabs of chocolate, and his wits to guide him The story of his escape is incredible enough, but then Churchill enlisted, returned to South Africa, fought in several battles, and ultimately liberated the men with whom he had been imprisoned Churchill wou
    Hero of the Empire - Signed / Autographed Copy By Candice Millard

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