Special Hobby 1 32 Fiat G.50-II in Finnish Service

The official website of Sir Martin Gilbert – 20th Century British Historian and the official biographer of Sir Winston Churchill

Tamiya 35335 8.8cm Pak43 1 auf Gehtzwagen II IV Nashorn 1 35 Scale KitTakom 2057 1 35 DDR NVA T-55 AM2B Medium TankHasegawa 1 72 junkers ju 88g-6 ` nactjager'

It is for the historian either to Say what happened or to say that he cannot discover it.

To say, “Perhaps it was like this” is to mask a failure to get to the bottom of a problem: and failure in historical research is no crime. It is one of the hazards of the profession.

Eduard Big Sin 1 48 Hawker Tempest Mk.V w Late Wheels ESSENTIAL SIN64856

Welcome to Sir Martin Gilbert's website, a celebration of his life and his work, his passion, his philosophy, his favourite haunts, his humour and his humanity.

The official biographer of Winston Churchill and a leading historian on the Twentieth Century, Sir Martin is a scholar and an historian who, through his 88 books, has shown there is such a thing as “true history”.

  • Polar Lights 1 25 Coca Cola Volkswagen Beetle (Snap Together)

    Photo: Sir Martin on the beach at Normandy, describing the invasion, May 2003. Photo © Bernie Pucker, with thanks to Liz Burgess. The Allied landing in 1944 might have ended in disaster. Winston Churchill thought he would be woken up to be told of massive casualties. G...

    ITA6504 - Italeri 1 35 - VTLM LinceAirfix A09185 Hawker Hunter F6 1 48 ScaleDRAGON TYPE 95 LIGHT TANKL HA-GO EARLY PRODUCTIONTRU00376 - Trumpeter 1 35 - T-62 Russian Main Battle Tank

    Read more >>
  • Trumpeter 1 35 - Btr-70russian Apc (afghanistan 1980) - Model Kit Btr70

    Photo: Sir Martin, describing the preparations for the Normandy Landings, May 2003. Photo © Bernie Pucker, with thanks to Liz Burgess. Patrick Kidd, in The Times on April 29,Ak Interactive Book - Usn Legend Reactors writes of the tragedy of the Slapton Sands rehearsal for the D-Day landings:

    Read more >>
  • Heller 1 125 Airbus A380

    Photo: Martin and Max, consulting the map of their journey, June 2003 Max Arthur, OBE  25 February 1939 – 2 May 2019 It began at a cafe in Hampstead though by the time I got to know them, their friendship was already close. Two historians of the twentieth century, fo...

    Read more >>
    Trumpeter 1 35 German Fennek LGS German Version
Tamiya 1 35 Super pershing 35319

Sir Martin's eBooks

Churchill, A Life

Churchill: The Power of Words

Tamiya 1 12 Motor Racing Team - Team ManagerCarrera Extension Set 2 -CA61601

The Routledge Atlas of British History: Fifth Edition

BB-8 & R2-D2 Droids Star Wars The Force Awakens Scale 1 12 Model Bandai MIN35210 Miniart 1 35 scale model kit - Stug. III O-Series
FARRARI F50 YELLOW VERSION - 1 24 - TAMIYA MODEL KIT - No.207 SPORTS CAR SERIES
HBB82005 - Hobbyboss 1 200 - USS Pegasus PHM-1 Dragon 1 35 6206 Sd.Kfz. 251 6 Ausf.C COMMAND VEHICLE

The First World War: A Complete History

EDK11118 - Eduard Kit 1 48 Ltd Edition - Bella, Airacobra Dual Combo
Hobbyboss 1 48 Tornado ECR Aircraft Model Kit
israel-a-history

Israel: A History

2.5m PVC WHITE QUARTER ROUND 13mm corner profile rod bar
Haynes Internal Combustion Engine (Build your own) . FREE UK POSTAGE .
1 35 Scale Resin Figure Model Kit Propagandakompanie B6-35131
Trumpeter Models Electric Grinder Drill

In Ishmael’s House: A History of Jews In Muslim Lands

In Search of Churchill

Takom 2088 1 35 US Tank Recovery Vehicle

History of the Twentieth Century: The Concise Edition

Trumpeter 02338 1 35 Soviet Br-2 152mm Gun M1935

The Will of the People: Winston Churchill and Parliamentary Democracy

Winston Churchill’s War Leadership: Continue to Pester, Nag and Bite

Jerusalem in the Twentieth Century

The Routledge Atlas of the Arab-Israeli Conflict: Tenth Edition

Edu48939 1 48 Eduard Pe - A-4e Aérofreins Skyhawk (à Utiliser Avec Les Hobbyboss

The Routledge Historical Atlas of Jerusalem: Fourth Edition

Hasegawa 1 72 60cm Morser Karl 040 Production Model w Railway Carrier Kit NEW
Revell 03944 - P-51D Mustang 1 32 Scale Model Kit
AVIATION 1 72 SCALE FOKKER F-7B-3M MODEL KIT MADE BY HASEGAWA (BY)
Tamiya Military Model 1 35 Iraqi Tank T-55 Enigma Scale Hobby 35324

The Routledge Atlas of the Second World War: Second Edition

Auschwitz and the Allies: How the Allies responded to the news of Hitler’s Final Solution

Meng Model 1 24 CS-003 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 2-Door (10th Anniversary Edition)
redacraft MINI 12V redARY TOOL PLUS TRANSFORMER RC18

The Routledge Atlas of Russian History: Fourth Edition

Trumpeter 1 700 USS Washington BB-56 Battleship WW2 Great Condition Rare

The Routledge Atlas of Jewish History: Eighth Edition

An Aurora un made plastic kit of an Albartros C.111 with Diorama base, Boxed
Trumpeter 04537 1 350 JMSDF Murasame DD-101
80604 Missouri Battleship W Motor Static Kit 1 350 American BB-62 MiniHobby

The Roots of Appeasement

Final Journey: The Fate of the Jews in Nazi Europe

Holocaust Journey: Travelling in Search of the Past

Hobby Boss 1 48 F3H-2M Demon
81737 Hobby Boss Hawk Mk.200 208 209 Battleplane Fighter Warcraft 1 48 Model Kit
Scalextric Slot Car MCLAREN 12C GT3, PACIFIC RACING (ANIME) SXC3849 New