Oswald Mosley – Fascist and Sex Machine

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Lobster Issue 41 (Summer 2001) £££

[…] is really quite astonishing that in September 1941, Halifax, by now ambassador to Washin-ton, on a visit to London, arranged a dinner party where Baba could meet Churchill and appeal to him directly. Churchill was also receiving representations from the Mitfords, long standing family friends, in particular from Diana’s brother Tom, another unrepentant Nazi […]

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The Dungavel Handicap Scotland, Churchill and Rudolf Hess, 1941

Lobster Issue 81 (Summer 2021) FREE

[PDF file]: The Dungavel Handicap Scotland, Churchill and Rudolf Hess, 1941 Simon Matthews The writing of history is quite properly treated as a discipline. Many reputable historians, therefore, tend to be conservative, requiring multiple archival sources, an abundance of documentation and testimony from respectable eyewitnesses before reaching their conclusions. This often means that a very high […]

The Churchill Factor: How One Man Made History by Boris Johnson

Lobster Issue 78 (Winter 2019) FREE

[PDF file]: The Churchill Factor: How One Man Made History Boris Johnson London: Hodder and Stoughton, 2014 John Newsinger When this book was first published back in 2014 it did not seem to be worth the trouble reviewing. It was a truly appalling volume that no one except the right-wing press could possibly take seriously; and […]

British Spooks “Who’s Who” part 2

Lobster Issue 10 (1986) £££

[…] D 15.7.82 ORIEL COLL OXFORD 1938 ZAGREB (CROATIA) BRITISH COUNCIL 1939 INFORMATION OFFICER ZAGREB 1941 POLITICAL INTELLIGENCE OFFICER CAIRO 1943 YUGOSLAVIA WITH FITZROY MACLEAN 1944 INTERPRETER FOR CHURCHILL AT CASERTA (ITALY). ATTACHED MILITARY MISSION TO CROATIA ALSO VIS (YUGOSLAVIA) AND BELGRADE 1945 1ST SEC (INFO) AND PRESS ATTACHE BELGRADE 1946 BRITISH COUNCIL URUGUAY, CHILE, […]

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The Conspirators: secrets of an Iran-Contra insider

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Lobster Issue 43 (Summer 2002) £££

[…] a British connection appears. Here is one of those sections. This will give you a feel of the style of the book. ‘….the infamous, sinister and renowned Churchill Matrix (sic) Corporation. This was an MI-6 deal and their personal hand-picked boy was Paul Henderson. This became public in 1988. In that lawsuit, the criminal […]

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A Who’s Who of Appeasers, 1939-41

Lobster Issue 22 (1991) £££

[…] Unpublished: Home Office, (HO) Foreign Office (FO) and Prime Ministerial (PREM) papers in the Public Record Office, London; Neville Chamberlain papers, University of Birmingham (CHAM); Christie papers, Churchill College Cambridge; Kenneth de Courcy papers, Hoover Institution, Stanford, California; B.H. Liddell Hart papers (King’s College, London); R.R. Stokes papers, Bodleian Library, Oxford; papers of the […]

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RAF colluded in Hess flight

Lobster Issue 37 (Summer 1999) £££

[…] He says Deere was amazed to learn there was no longer any official record of his memorable mission. In the official RAF report to Prime Minister Winston Churchill, the air force claimed that only one Defiant, a slow night fighter, got near the Bf110, before the fast intruder, logged as ‘Raid 42’, broke away […]

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One Boggis-Rolfe or two?: Philby: The Hidden Years

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Lobster Issue 38 (Winter 1999) £££

[…] then threw suspicion on Philby, however. In an injuncted book some years ago,The Last Temptation, Donald McCormick attempted to hint (he couldn’t give her name) that Clarissa Churchill, acting on information from Guy Liddell, had inadvertently given Burgess the nudge to defect by warning him as a friend that MI5 were closing in on […]

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Hess – the Fuhrer’s Disciple

Lobster Issue 25 (1993) £££

[…] the Deputy Fuhrer was bringing a genuine peace offer approved by Hitler, guaranteeing independence and the integrity of the Empire in return for benevolent neutrality over Barbarossa. Churchill, keeping this secret from most of the Foreign Office and all but a handful of trusted colleagues, set up a committee to analyse the terms of […]

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