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Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, PC, DL, FRS, Hon. RA (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British Conservative politician and statesman known for his leadership of the United Kingdom during the Second World War. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the past century, he served as Prime Minister twice (1940–45 and 1951–55). A noted statesman and orator, Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a historian, a writer, and an artist. He is the only British prime minister to have received the Nobel Prize in Literature, and was the first person to be made an Honorary Citizen of the United States.

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... Constance Lytton first met Winston Churchill while living in India, where he was a rival to her brother Victor for the hand of Pamela Chichele-Plowden ... “ "The first time you see Winston Churchill you see all his faults, and the rest of your life you spend discovering his virtues." – Lady Constance Lytton ...
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Millis Jefferis - Second World War - MD1
... of Defence the only unit of the Minister of Defence (The Prime Minister, Winston Churchill) and was known as "MD1", ultimately based in a house called "The Firs ... It gained the nickname "Winston Churchill's toyshop" ... – Major Stuart Macrae, whose book Winston Churchill's Toyshop, is still one of the few published works on this unique unit ...
The Churchill Centre
... The Churchill Centre and Churchill Museum at the Cabinet War Rooms was founded in 1968 to educate new generations on the leadership, statesmanship, vision, courage ... around the world work together to impress the record Churchill's life and deeds on the 21st century ... The Centre's exhibits are located at the Churchill War Rooms ...
Winston Churchill - Portrayal in Film and Television
... Churchill has been portrayed in film and television on more than 100 occasions ... Portrayals of Churchill include Dudley Field Malone (An American in Paris, 1951) Peter Sellers (The Man Who Never Was, 1956) Richard Burton (Winston Churchill The Valiant Years, 1961) Simon Ward ("Young Winston ...

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    Winston Churchill (1874–1965)

    The War was decided in the first twenty days of fighting, and all that happened afterwards consisted in battles which, however formidable and devastating, were but desperate and vain appeals against the decision of Fate.
    —Winston Churchill (1874–1965)