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Blackest of Lies


By Bill Aitken CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2015, Paperback, £10.297pp. Also available on Kindle. ISBN:  978-1-511498-813-5 Book Review by Barbara Taylor This is a first novel. The author is a former RAF officer, who became fascinated by Donald McCormick’s 1959 book; The Mystery of Lord Kitchener’s Death, From page one it h…

Was Lord Kitchener gay?


Ever since the publication of the biography entitled ‘Kitchener: Portrait of an Imperialist’ by Philip Magnus in 1958 there have been repeated rumours about Lord Kitchener’s sexuality.[1] The article below by Jeremy Paxman was first published on his website ( in 2014. Footnotes and photos hav…

'Kitchener, The British Empire and The First World War' with Dr Adam Prime


Adam's talk takes a look at Lord Kitchener’s military career including Palestine, Sudan, Egypt, South Africa and India and how this then influenced how Kitchener, as Secretary of State for War, fought the First World War until his death in 1916.