January 1, 1970

Churchill also travelled further afield. In 1907, while in Uganda, he took part in a safari, hunting animals like impalas and rhinoceroses (although he always believed the animals were ‘in the right’). It didn’t stop him collecting trophies of his conquests; his game trophies included thirteen rhinoceros feet, four warthog skulls, one wildebeest skull and one set of impala horns. He was always a crack shot.

His hunting wasn’t confined to land. Churchill liked to fish for salmon and was invited on a fishing trip by the famous author Ernest Hemingway. He shared this hobby with Roosevelt and accompanied him on wartime fishing expeditions, to Shangri-La (now Camp David) and in Canada.

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