Sir Martin Gilbert was knighted in 1995 "for services to British history and international relations." The author of an eight-volume biography of Winston Churchill, among his other books are Churchill: A Life, The First World War, The Second World War, and most recently The Somme. He lives in London, England.
"Gilbert's deep, lifelong scholarship and knowledge of his subject lend his book both authority and accessibility." --Kirkus Reviews"A must-read for those interested in Churchill and in Jewish history." --Publishers Weekly