Old Brentwoods: Douglas Adams, David Irving, Frank Lampard, Jack Straw, Noel Edmonds, Griff Rhys Jones, Jodie Marsh, David Eady, Hardy Amies

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General Books, 2010 - 210 Seiten
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 53. Chapters: Douglas Adams, David Irving, Frank Lampard, Jack Straw, Robert Sandilands Frowd Walker, Noel Edmonds, Jodie Marsh, Andrew Lansley, Griff Rhys Jones, David Eady, Hardy Amies, Fabian Hamilton, Stewart Robson, Eric Peters, Charlie Bean, Peter Allen, Roderick Floud, Nick Pelling, David Acfield, Shaun Spiers, William Price Drury, Peter Barker, Robert Ogilvie, Hal Ozsan, Chris Brown, Keith Hopkins, Frank Godbould Lee, Stephen Fleet, Philip Wand, Cyril Bowles, James Adams, Ian Griggs, Patrick Carter, Baron Carter of Coles. Excerpt: David John Cawdell Irving (born 24 March 1938) is an English writer specializing in the military history of World War II. He is the author of 30 books on the subject, including The Destruction of Dresden (1963), Hitler's War (1977), Uprising! (1981), Churchill's War (1987), and Goebbels: Mastermind of the Third Reich (1996). His work on Nazi Germany became controversial because of his sympathy for the Third Reich and antisemitism. He has associated with far right and neo-Nazi causes, famously during his student days seconding British Union of Fascists founder Oswald Mosley in a University College London debate on immigration. He has been described as "the most skillful preacher of Holocaust denial in the world today." Irving's reputation as an historian was widely discredited after he brought an unsuccessful libel case against the American historian Deborah Lipstadt and Penguin Books. The court found that Irving was an active Holocaust denier, antisemite, and racist, who "associates with right-wing extremists who promote neo-Nazism," and that he had "for his own ideological reasons persistently and deliberately misrepresented and manipulated historical evidence." Irving in 1955Irving, along with his twin brother, was born in Hutton, near Brentwood, Essex, England. His father, John James Cawdell ...

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