Winston Churchill: A Penguin Life Setting & Symbolism

John Keegan
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Dukedom of Marlborough

Churchill is an heir of the dukedom of Marlborough and writes a biography of one of his ancestors who holds the office.

Sandhurst Royal Military Academy

The military academy where Churchill goes to school.

The Second Boer War

Fought from 1899 to 1902 between the British Empire and two of the Boer republics in South Africa (the Transvaal Republic and the Orange Free State), this is a conflict in which Churchill is involved. He comes to respect the Boers later on.

World War One

The first great world war that lasts from 1914 to 1918 during which Churchill serves as Minister of Munitions and just after which he serves as Secretary of State for War and Secretary of State for Air. He is also involved in the Russian Civil War at the same time.

First Lordship of the Admiralty

In 1939 Churchill is made First Lord of the Admiralty and...

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