Andrew Roberts at the 2018 Churchill Conference in Williamsburg, Virginia
Churchill Biographer Joins 36th International Conference
Early-Bird Ticket Sales End This Month
Award-winning author Andrew Roberts, author of the best-selling biography Churchill: Walking with Destiny, has joined our lineup of speakers for the 36th International Churchill Conference, which will take place in Washington, D.C. at the Georgetown Marriott October 29–31. Early-Bird ticket sales continue until the end of this month. To register, please CLICK HERE.
The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library in Hyde Park, New York is marking the 75th anniversary of Operation OVERLORD with an exhibit that highlights the leadership of both President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston Churchill. “D-Day: FDR and Churchill’s ‘Mighty Endeavor’” recognizes the Allies’ greatest military achievement: the June 6, 1944 invasion of Normandy, which sealed the fate of Adolf Hitler’s Nazi regime.
The Art of Being Winston Churchill: The Siren Suit
By BARRY SINGER
Winston Churchill adored uniforms. His personal fashion sense, however, was very much zipper-driven. Churchill’s favorite suit, by far, was not a uniform at all but a garment he designed for himself—his “siren suit,” a zip-up, all-in-one that his children referred to as his “rompers.”
There are only two known wartime porcelain pieces which portray Winston Churchill as the British bulldog. One was made by Royal Doulton and will be featured in a future article. The other is the one pictured here, which was produced in 1941 by Crown Devon.
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Timeline PhotosPrime Minister Winston Churchill, President Harry Truman and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin shake hands after the meeting during the Potsdam Conference, on this day in 1945. Code-named TERMINAL, this was the final ‘Big Three’ meeting of the war.
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