Gibbs, Sir Philip

Gibbs, Sir Philip, 1877–1962, English journalist and author. As a result of his distinguished service in World War I as a front-line correspondent for the Daily Chronicle (London) he was knighted in 1920. Among his many novels are The Street of Adventure (1909), The Middle of the Road (1922), and This Nettle Danger (1939). He also wrote historical studies, astute commentaries on world events, and several autobiographical works, including The Pageant of the Years (1946).

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