Sir Martin's Web Citings
20 September 2015: Ottawa Citizen, Reported by David Pugliese.
"Governor General praises the bravery of those
who fought in the Battle of Britain"
"Here is what Governor General David Johnston had to say at the Battle of Britain ceremony today:"
"Some years ago, I had the opportunity to speak to Sir Martin Gilbert, the author of a multi-volume biography of Winston Churchill and someone who knew more about Churchill’s thinking than any living person. Sir Gilbert had just gained access to Churchill’s secret wartime diaries. I asked him,
“What did you learn from them that you didn’t already know?”
He replied: “I learned what a close thing it was.”