. Hero of the Empire:
The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill
By Candice Millard
Churchill, the man who would become Britain’s Prime Minister and self-appointed Minister of Defense, was a reporter who was captured during the Boer War in Africa. The former soldier and author planned a daring escape which contributed to his larger-than-life war hero persona, an asset in the political arena.
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