This eBook reproduces one of Churchillâ€™s early political pamphletsâ€”a collection of speeches opposing peacetime military expansion in 1903.
In 1903, Winston Churchill was a newly elected Member of Parliament, already making a name for himself with his brash yet brilliant oration and passionate political convictions. During this time, John Brodrick, the Secretary of State for War, proposed an expansion of Britain's peacetime militaryâ€”a plan which Churchill strongly opposed. Churchill attacked Brodrick's plan in six fiery speeches that galvanized the opposition and left Brodrick politically isolated.
When it was first printed, Mr. Brodrick's Army made all six speeches available to the public. Now, with fewer than twenty first editions currently in existence, it is the rarest of Churchill's published works. This eBook edition makes this historically significant document available to readers everywhere.