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History of the Twentieth Century, 1952-1999

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ISBN-10: 068810066X

ISBN-13: 9780688100667

Edition: N/A

Authors: Martin Gilbert

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List price: $36.00
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/20/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1088
Size: 9.25" wide x 12.75" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 2.992
Language: English

Martin Gilbert, 1936 - Martin Gilbert was born in London in 1936 to a jeweler. He was sent to Canada at the age of 3 and a half in an effort to escape the war, but was returned home soon thereafter. He attended Highgate School from 1945 til 1954. Gilbert then joined the British Army for a few years, and went on to Magdalen College at Oxford. He graduated from Oxford in 1960 and wrote his first book, called "The Appeasers." In 1961, after a year of research and writing, Gilbert was asked to join a team of researchers working for Winston Churchill. At the age of 25, he was formally inducted into the team, doing all of his own research. Gilbert became known as Churchill's official biographer…