January 1, 1970

Churchill wearing a French steel helmet during a visit to the French front line on 5 December 1915, shortly before taking command of the battalion on the Western Front. Here, he’s photographed with the commander of the French 33rd Corp, General Fayolle (on his left) and Fayolle’s staff.

copyright: Reproduced from The Broadwater Collection with the permission of Curtis Brown Group Ltd, London, on behalf of The Broadwater Collection. Original held at The Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Image ref: BRDW 01 002 056

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