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The potential for an explosion was therefore great, but it was a completely unexpected result of the stalemate at the Dardanelles which provided the needed spark. The first sea lord, the professional head of the navy, had been since October 1914 Admiral Lord Fisher, whom Churchill had brought out of retirement when an ugly public outcry forced the German-born Prince Louis of Battenberg to resign. Fisher was seventy-four. A fiery, dynamic man who had Page 17 accomplished great work in modernizing the navy during his first tenure as first sea lord (190410), he was past his best.
4, The Stricken World 19161922 (Boston, 1975). OB, 5 , Winston S. Churchill, vol. 5, 19221939 (Boston, 1977). OB, 6 , Winston S. Churchill, vol. 6, Finest Hour, 19391941 (London, 1983). TT Winston S. Churchill, Triumph and Tragedy (Boston, 1953). Page 1 Prologue London, 2628 May 1940 For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle? 1 CORINTHIANS, 14:8. Why write another book about Winston Churchill? The simplest answer is that his career is a colorful, fascinating story.
But he was too ambitious, too insensitive to his impact on others, too aggressive, and, above all, too poor a politician to survive his first major setback. It is only necessary to compare Lloyd George's surefooted advance in 191415 toward ever greater power (and Lloyd George was perhaps the only Liberal hated more than Churchill by the Tories) with Churchill's increasing isolation to determine what qualities at this stage of his career Churchill lacked. The final word, however, belongs to the highly political admiral who destroyed him.
Churchill: retreat from Empire by Raymond Callahan