Tag: D-Day

Lectures at Sea (1): Churchill and the Myths of D-Day

Lectures at Sea (1): Churchill and the Myths of D-Day

“Churchill and the Myths of D-Day is excerpt­ed from a lec­ture on the 2019 Hills­dale Col­lege Round-Britain cruise. Hills­dale cruis­es with “lec­tures at sea” are an annu­al event, usu­al­ly occur­ring in May or June. For infor­ma­tion on the 2020 cruise to Jerusalem and Athens, click here.

I’m here to talk about Win­ston Churchill. I know this audi­ence knows who he was! Did you know a sur­vey of British school­child­ren reveals that one in five think he was a fic­tion­al char­ac­ter? And bet­ter than half think Sher­lock Holmes was a real per­son?

My book is about the non-fic­tion­al Churchill.…

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Churchill Remembered on the Hillsdale College Cruise (1): Yorkshire, 1914

Churchill Remembered on the Hillsdale College Cruise (1): Yorkshire, 1914

Shelling York­shire, 1914: “Nat­u­ral­ly there was much indig­na­tion at the fail­ure of the Navy to pre­vent, or at least to avenge, such an attack upon our shores. What was the Admi­ral­ty doing? Were they all asleep?… We had to bear in silence the cen­sures of our coun­try­men.”

Britain’s East Coast: Churchill Connections, June 1st to 3rd

The 2019 Hills­dale Col­lege Cruise around Britain offers a unique oppor­tu­ni­ty to recall the Churchill saga by pass­ing or vis­it­ing key places, start­ing with Eng­lish Chan­nel and North Sea venues from Southamp­ton to York­shire to Edin­burgh.…

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Hillsdale UK Cruise & Churchill Tours, May 31-June16

Hillsdale UK Cruise & Churchill Tours, May 31-June16

Last Call: almost sold out Few­er than 60 cab­ins remain on the Churchill cruise of a life­time. Many of our old Churchillian friends are com­ing, and this tru­ly will be an event you will nev­er for­get.  CLICK HERE for com­plete descrip­tions of the voy­age (June 1-31) plus option­al pre- and post-cruise Churchill events (May 31-June 1, June 13-16). I can­not answer ques­tions about book­ings, cab­ins and avail­abil­i­ty. Please con­tact Glob­al Tracks, who I know from expe­ri­ence are very pro­fes­sion­al: (877) 242-6397, email hillsdalecollegecruise.com. A cruise to remember

The Hills­dale Col­lege Cruise in June 2019 is a spec­tac­u­lar jour­ney around Britain.…

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