Sir Martin Gilbert

Sir Martin Gilbert is Winston Churchill”s official biographer and the author of ten books on the Holocaust. His latest book, Kristallnacht: Prelude to Destruction, was published in June by HarperCollins.

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Churchill by Himself: The Definitive Collection of QuotationsEdited by Richard Langworth (Public Affairs, 656 pages, $29.95) Reviewed by Sir Martin Gilbert I HAVE KNOWN RICHARD LANGWORTH, initially by reputation and then personally, for 40 years. In the late 1960s, when I was a research assistant to Churchill’s son, Randolph, Langworth wrote to my boss about […]

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Hitler’s Pope?


This review appeared in the July/August 2006 issue of The American Spectator.  The Myth of Hitler’s Pope: How Pope Pius XII Rescued Jews From the Nazis by David G. Dalin (Regnery, 209 pages, $27.95) AS A HISTORIAN OF THE HOLOCAUST, I frequently receive requests from Jewish educators, seeking support for grant applications for their Holocaust […]

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