Winston Churchill

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  1. bruno

    bruno 5-Year Member Retired Staff Member

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    kinnem Moderator 5-Year Member

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    Ahhh... too bad I don't have a subscription any longer. Nevertheless, Winnie is one of my top 4 heroes. The rest are 100% American. He's the only one who was 50% American. RIP.
     
  3. Wilco

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    He was one of those rare men who appeared on the stage of history at the perfect time; one my heroes since childhood. Kids roll their eyes when I replay some of his speeches, and my wife negated my attempts to name at least one of the 4- Winston, Spencer or Churchill. The mother's prerogative. RIP.
     
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    I had some recordings of his speeches years ago and would listen to them during the night even though it was the sixty's. Couldn't find them in the house today but I know they are recorded somewhere (probably in my records in 45 and now available in CD). He was inspirational and a great statesman. Moms have first choice of names!. If you read the "Gathering Storm" you will see his forward looking problems in Europe. The "Iron Curtain" was one of his greatest lines after "No Many Have So Much Owed To So Few" or "We Will Fight Them On The Beaches". "Blood, Toil, Sweat and Tears". I think he was a better speaker than Roosevelt.
     
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