Inspect­ing troops, Antwerp. “He com­plete­ly ignored the ene­my fire…criticizing the sit­ing of guns and trench­es and empha­siz­ing his points by wav­ing his stick or thump­ing the ground with it.” Asquith: “If he was able to do him­self jus­tice in a for­eign tongue, the Belges will have lis­tened to a dis­course the like of which they have nev­er heard before.” Excerpt­ed from my new book, “Win­ston Churchill, Myth and Real­i­ty.” To order at $15 off, click under book cov­er at right. Kin­dle: amzn.to/2siYbQT

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