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Churchill"s Bodyguard

The Authorised Biography of Walter H. Thompson

by Tom Hickman

  • 355 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Headline Book Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • British & Irish history: Second World War,
  • Security services,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Political,
  • History / Great Britain

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7993135M
    ISBN 100755314492
    ISBN 109780755314492

    For fans of Darkest Hour and Dunkirk, discover the story of Walter H. Thompson, the man who saved Winston Churchill's life more than once.. Walter H. Thompson was Churchill's bodyguard from until , brought back from retirement at the outbreak of war. Tom Hickman's authorised biography draws heavily on extracts from a manuscript recently discovered by his great-niece, in which /5(39). Randolph Frederick Edward Spencer-Churchill MBE (28 May – 6 June ) was a British journalist, writer and a Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for Preston from to He was the only son of British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill and his wife, Clementine Churchill, Baroness wrote the first two volumes of the official life of his father Children: Winston Churchill, Arabella Churchill.

      For fans of Darkest Hour and Dunkirk, discover the story of Walter H. Thompson, the man who saved Winston Churchill's life more than once.. Walter H. Thompson was Churchill's bodyguard from until , brought back from retirement at the outbreak of war. Tom Hickman's authorised biography draws heavily on extracts from a manuscript recently discovered by his great-niece, in Brand: Headline Book Publishing, Limited.   "I n wartime truth is so precious that she should be attended by a bodyguard of lies." Winston Churchill's words sum up the difference between WikiLeaks' exposure of .

      Eagle-eyed: Winston Churchill and his bodyguard, Walter Thompson, in Whitehall during the war. During his time with Churchill, Thompson traveled over , miles and is reported to have saved Churchill’s life on some 20 occasions, including times when Churchill’s own foolhardiness exposed him to danger from shrapnel during the Blitz. Shop for Churchill's Bodyguard from WHSmith. Thousands of products are available to collect from store or if your order's over £20 we'll deliver for free.


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Engaging biography of Churchill's bodyguard, Walter Thompson,based on his diaries recorded through the years of service. At the same time, the book is effectively also a biography of Churchill, and offers a more intimate view of Churchill during the war years/5.

Based on Walter Thompson's complete original memiors, unpublished untilChurchill's Bodyguard is a riveting mix of newsreel footage, dramatic re-enactments, and Thompson's own words. (Acorn Media)4/5(29). Churchill's Bodyguard is based on the original manuscript, as well as drafts and copious notes.

What emerges is a unique picture of Winston Churchill, in particular his many brushes with death, and an insight into a relationship that lasted more than twenty years and became a surprising friendship. Churchill's Bodyguard is based on the original manuscript, as well as drafts and copious notes.

What emerges is a unique picture of Winston Churchill, in particular his many brushes with death, and an insight into a relationship that lasted more than twenty years and became a surprising friendship.

A fascinating insight into the character of Winston Churchill and a valuable item for all people who want to fully understand him and the relationship he had with other anyone who has read one or more of the many biographies that have been written about Winston Churchill and his exploits I would fully recommend this is a must see documentary for people who are interested in him /5(31).

Watching Winston Churchill was no easy task. The use of personal bodyguards for Churchill began in and continued for the rest of his life. Finest HourFirst Quarter Page 16 By Fred Glueckstein Fred Glueckstein is author of Churchill and Colonist II () Watching Winston Churchill was no easy task.

For fans of Darkest Hour and Dunkirk, discover the story of Walter H. Thompson, the man who saved Winston Churchill's life more than once. Walter H. Thompson was Churchill's bodyguard from untilbrought back from retirement at the outbreak of war/5(43).

Detective Inspector Walter Henry Thompson BEM (3 December – 18 January ) was a British police officer who is best known as the bodyguard of Winston Churchill for eighteen years, between andand between and during World War on reportedly saved Churchill's life on numerous occasions. When he finally retired after the war, he published a memoir Awards: British Empire Medal ().

This is a 13 part documentary, based on the journals of Churchill's bodyguard, Walter Thompson, who served the Prime Minister during WW2, and in years prior. According to this documentary, the journal was heavily censored by British security services when it was first published in /10(1).

In almost every piece of footage of Britain's great wartime leader Winston Churchill, is an anonymous figure: his bodyguard, Walter Thompson of Scotland Yard.

This story tells how these very different characters met, and how the boy from the East End saved his boss from an IRA assassination assassination attempt. Lynx-eyed: Winston Churchill and his bodyguard, Walter Thompson, in Whitehall during the war AM BST 09 May From IRA gunmen to Nazi assassins, one man kept Churchill.

Aside from Nugus' convictions, these memoirs have since been supported by leading biographers of Churchill and although Nugus and his team have had to correct one or two dates, he is enthusiastic to stress that what Churchill's Bodyguard reveals is a truly unique tale of an irrefutable bond between two men from vastly differing social backgrounds in epic and sometimes dangerous surroundings.

Read this book and then the "Bodyguard of Lies" by Anthony Cave Brown, which details what Churchill could not due to the secrets act. Kept as This is an exceptional read for anyone interested in /5. There were references to Hitler's Bodyguard being from the producers of Churchill's Bodyguard on both the History Channel and the DVD set I purchased.

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In her new book, she has been able to use exciting and revealing information told to her by her great uncle, Ex-Inspector Walter Thompson, Churchill’s bodyguard for 21 years.

During the world’s worst conflict, Thompson is torn between his own flesh and blood, who are fighting with the French Resistance against the Nazis, and that of keeping Followers: Churchill's Bodyguard. likes 2 talking about this. Linda Stoker is the great niece of Churchill’s bodyguard, Walter discovered Walter's secret memoirs after his death Followers: Fast paced and suspenseful.

Discover the secret memoirs of Churchill's bodyguard, Walter Thompson in this WWII drama based onLinda Stoker wrote the acclaimed documentary series, 'Churchill’s Bodyguard'. However the documentary was just half the story, Linda was only able to.

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Thompson was Churchill's bodyguard from untilbrought back from retirement at the outbreak of war. Tom Hickman's authorised biography draws heavily on extracts from a manuscript recently discovered by his great-niece, in which Thompson gives a unique insider's account of a number of occasions on which Churchill's life was put seriously at risk and his intervention was needed.