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Scherle, Victor and William Levy. The Films of Frank Capra. Secaucus, NJ: Carol Publishing Group, 1977. Frank Capra 9 Periodicals Arnold, Gary. ” Insight on the News (February 9, 1998): 38. 10 World War II: Biographies Neville Chamberlain Born March 18, 1869 Birmingham, England Died November 9, 1940 Hampshire, England English statesman who was prime minister from 1937 to 1940 N eville Camberlain is best known for his failure to fend off war with dictators Benito Mussolini of Italy and Adolf Hitler of Germany.
This didn’t last long, though, because Prime Minister (the chief executive or top leader of the government) Lloyd George soon called on Churchill to rejoin the government. Some frustrating years As secretary of state for war and air (and later for air and colonies), Churchill spent the first few years after World War I working to reform the army and develop Britain’s air power—he even became a pilot himself. He also spoke out against the Bolshevik revolution in Russia (in which Russia’s traditional monarchy was toppled by a Communist regime) and participated in the establishment of the Irish Free State.
In the years just before World War II, she tried to help China’s orphans and homeless people, find work for poor women, and promote children’s education, but her efforts did little to ease the great suffering of her people. Madame Chiang played her most important role during the war, when she served as her husband’s voice in pleading for help from the rest of the world. When General Claire L. Chennault arrived with his Flying Tigers—a small but effective group of American fighter pilots who battled the Japanese in China and Burma— she helped him communicate with her husband, and she was made honorary commander of the group.