Alan John Percivale Taylor


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  • ''Perfect soldier, perfect gentleman ... never gave offence to anyone, not even the enemy.''
    A.J.P. (Alan John Percivale) Taylor (1906-1990), British historian. Letter, March 16, 1973. Letters to Eva, ed. Eva Haraszti Taylor (1991). Referring to Field Marshal Alexander.
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  • ''The crusade against Communism was even more imaginary than the spectre of Communism.''
    A.J.P. (Alan John Percivale) Taylor (1906-1990), British historian. The Origins of the Second World War, ch. 2 (1961).
  • ''There is nothing more agreeable in life than to make peace with the Establishment—and nothing more corrupting.''
    A.J.P. (Alan John Percivale) Taylor (1906-1990), British historian. "William Cobbett," New Statesman (August 29, 1953).

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