CATEGORY: Winston Churchill
The Daring Escape That Forged Winston Churchill
November 7, 2016

A new book details 25-year-old Winston Churchill’s exploits in the Boer War and his dramatic escape from a prisoner-of-war camp that made him a British hero. Read More

The Atlantic Charter’s Surprising History
August 9, 2016

Get the facts behind a secret meeting between Roosevelt and Churchill that produced a cornerstone of the post-war world order. Read More

Winston Churchill’s Funeral, 50 Years Ago
January 30, 2015

Fifty years after Great Britain said farewell to Winston Churchill, look back at the largest state funeral the world had ever seen up to that point in time. Read More

America’s Honorary Citizens
November 28, 2014

As Congress considers honorary U.S. citizenship for Spaniard Bernardo de Gálvez, learn about the seven foreign nationals who have received the tribute. Read More

Winston Churchill’s World War Disaster
May 21, 2014

A quarter-century before boldly leading Britain in World War II, Winston Churchill spearheaded a World War I military debacle—Gallipoli. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About Winston Churchill
April 9, 2014

Exploring some surprising facts about the British wartime leader. Read More

A New Find Offers a Rare Glimpse Into the Literary Mind of Winston Churchill
February 7, 2013

The British prime minister was also an accomplished author who published more than 40 books. Read More

8 Historic Handshakes
June 21, 2012

Pass the Purell and explore eight of history’s most famous handshakes. Read More