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Churchill Collection

"Churchill: The Indomitable Leader Who Inspired a Nation" In 1942, amidst the turmoil of World War II, Winston Churchill stood tall, making his famous V for Victory sign

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Winston Churchill making his famous V for Victory sign, 1942. A typical gesture of defiance from Britains wartime Prime Minister. (Colorised black and white print)

Background imageChurchill Collection: The Spirit of Britain - Winston Churchill

The Spirit of Britain - Winston Churchill, England. Date: 1943

Background imageChurchill Collection: WW2 poster, We shall not flag, Winston Churchill speech

WW2 poster, We shall not flag, Winston Churchill speech
WW2 poster, We shall not flag, we shall not fail. Winston Churchill speech, 4 June 1940. Date: 1940

Background imageChurchill Collection: Prime Ministers of Great Britain

Prime Ministers of Great Britain
Winston Churchill, James Callaghan, John Major, Harold Macmillan, Tony Blair, Harold Wilson, Alec Douglas Hume, Gordon Brown, Ted Heath, Margaret Thatcher - Prime Ministers of Great Britain

Background imageChurchill Collection: Roosevelt and Churchill

Roosevelt and Churchill
ROOSEVELT AND CHURCHILL. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, standing, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt in Marrakesh, French Morocco, 24 January 1943, following the Casablanca Conference

Background imageChurchill Collection: Churchills praise for RAF Pilots

Churchills praise for RAF Pilots
" Never was so much owed by so many to so few" - Prime Minister Winston Churchill from a speech made on 20th August 1940

Background imageChurchill Collection: Winston Churchill - Giving the V for Victory sign

Winston Churchill - Giving the V for Victory sign
Winston Churchill (1874-1965) - Giving the V for Victory sign. Churchill was Prime Minister of the United Kingdon from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Date: circa 1940

Background imageChurchill Collection: W Churchill Gives V Sign

W Churchill Gives V Sign
WINSTON CHURCHILL British statesman and author Gives the V-sign in 1940

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Churchill bricklaying
Winston Churchill bricklaying, building a wall at Chartwell in the 1930s Date: 1930s

Background imageChurchill Collection: Deserve Victory 1940

Deserve Victory 1940
Winston Churchill says we Deserve Victory!

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Churchill and Roosevelt
Washington D.C. Prime Minister Winston Churchill and President Roosevelt relax in the south grounds of the White House prior to the daily meeting of the combined British and U.S

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Winston Churchill (1874-1965) holding tommy gun while visiting America

Background imageChurchill Collection: Winston Churchill in his Siren Suit at Chartwell, Kent

Winston Churchill in his Siren Suit at Chartwell, Kent

Background imageChurchill Collection: Wartime poster of Churchills famous words

Wartime poster of Churchills famous words: Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few, referring to the pilots of the Royal Air Force, fighting the Battle of Britain

Background imageChurchill Collection: Winston Churchill / World

Winston Churchill / World
WINSTON CHURCHILL British statesman and author

Background imageChurchill Collection: England, Kent, Westerham, Chartwell House, Winston Churchills Home

England, Kent, Westerham, Chartwell House, Winston Churchills Home

Background imageChurchill Collection: Leisure Moment, c1945. Creator: Unknown

Leisure Moment, c1945. Creator: Unknown
Leisure Moment, c1945. British politician and statesman Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965) smoking one of his trademark cigars

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Churchill speaking at Theydon Bois
In a speech at Theydon Bois on 27th August, Winston Churchill declared that the whole state of Europe was moving steadily towards a climax which could not be long delayed

Background imageChurchill Collection: Propaganda poster: prime ministers statement

Propaganda poster: prime ministers statement
Second world war propaganda poster. Above a photograph of five brave airmen is a quotation from the Prime Minister, Winston Churchill: Never was so much owed by so many to so few

Background imageChurchill Collection: Churchill AVRE Tank in France; Second World War, 1944

Churchill AVRE Tank in France; Second World War, 1944
Photograph showing a Churchill AVRE (Armoured Vehicle Royal Engineers) tank moving up to the front, France, 1944. The Churchill AVRE tank was equipped with a Petard mortar

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Winston Churchill inspecting the damage to the House of Commons after an attack during the Blitz

Background imageChurchill Collection: Postcard for the Budget League

Postcard for the Budget League chaired by Winston Churchill to promote the Peoples Budget introduced by David Lloyd George. Tax the Loafer - not the loaf!

Background imageChurchill Collection: King George VI and Winston Churchill, 1940

King George VI and Winston Churchill, 1940
Wartime British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill photographed with King George VI and Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace in September 1940 after the Palace had been damaged by German bombs during

Background imageChurchill Collection: Winston Churchill at Sidney Street Siege, East London

Winston Churchill at Sidney Street Siege, East London
Winston Churchill, then Home Secretary, with a group of policemen during the Siege of Sidney Street in Stepney, East London, on 3 January 1911. Date: 1911

Background imageChurchill Collection: Winston Churchill and Ernest Bevin

Winston Churchill and Ernest Bevin
The photograph shows Winston Churchill and Ernest Bevin on the balcony of Buckingham Palace on VE Day

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VE Day - royal family and Churchill on balcony
King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) together with their daughters, Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) in ATS uniform and Princess Margaret Rose, and Prime Minister

Background imageChurchill Collection: Winston Churchill in Bristol, 1941

Winston Churchill in Bristol, 1941
Winston Churchill visits bomb-damaged Bristol on 12th April 1941, during World War Two. Date: 12th April 1941

Background imageChurchill Collection: Winston Churchil visiting gun sites, England, 1944

Winston Churchil visiting gun sites, England, 1944
Winston Churchill visiting anti flying bomb defences in June 1944. Seen here at a gun battery in southern England. The caption on the back of the photograph reads, " The Prime Minister today

Background imageChurchill Collection: Portrait photograph of a young Winston Churchill

Portrait photograph of a young Winston Churchill in a top hat, smart jacket and cane. Date: C. 1920

Background imageChurchill Collection: SYMBOL: VICTORY. V for Victory hand sign used by Winston Churchill. Woodcut

SYMBOL: VICTORY. V for Victory hand sign used by Winston Churchill. Woodcut

Background imageChurchill Collection: Members of the Nevill Golf Club

Members of the Nevill Golf Club
A selection of celebrity golfers from the Nevill Golf Club, Tunbridge Wells. Clockwise from top left: G.H Blanksby, L.J Langford, H

Background imageChurchill Collection: Portrait of Winston Churchill

Portrait of Winston Churchill
A colour tinted photograph of Winston Churchill stood in the gardens of 10 Downing Street during the second world war

Background imageChurchill Collection: A Young Winston Churchill

A Young Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill (1874-1965) photographed in 1906 at the age of 32, while he held the post of Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies

Background imageChurchill Collection: Churchill / Iwn May 1915

Churchill / Iwn May 1915
WINSTON CHURCHILL As First Lord of the Admiralty during the political crisis in the early months of the First World War

Background imageChurchill Collection: Churchill / Domenica 1965

Churchill / Domenica 1965
WINSTON CHURCHILL Commemorative portrait, with scenes from his life

Background imageChurchill Collection: Churchill / Skipper / 1940

Churchill / Skipper / 1940
WINSTON CHURCHILL " Our Skipper"

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W Churchill / In Doorway
WINSTON CHURCHILL British statesman and author Stands in a doorway in 1940

Background imageChurchill Collection: Cartoon of Winston Churchill, British statesman

Cartoon of Winston Churchill, British statesman
A cartoon depiction of Winston Churchill, British statesman and historian

Background imageChurchill Collection: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill V for victory salut

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill V for victory salut
British Prime Minister Winston Churchill making his V for victory salute

Background imageChurchill Collection: WW2 poster, Per Ardua Ad Astra, Winston Churchill speech

WW2 poster, Per Ardua Ad Astra, Winston Churchill speech
WW2 poster, Per Ardua Ad Astra. Never in the field of human conflict have so many owed so much to so few. Winston Churchill speech, 20 August 1940. Date: 1940

Background imageChurchill Collection: Picture No. 10875605

Picture No. 10875605
Aerial image of Scotland, UK: Churchill Barriers, series of four causeways in the Orkney Islands Date:

Background imageChurchill Collection: Winston Churchill entering No 10 Downing St by David Wright

Winston Churchill entering No 10 Downing St by David Wright
Painting by David Wright showing Prime Minister Winston Churchill entering No. 10 Downing Street after winning the General Election in 1951

Background imageChurchill Collection: WWII: CHURCHILL POSTER 1942. Holding the Line. Winston Churchill as defiant British bulldog on a

WWII: CHURCHILL POSTER 1942. Holding the Line. Winston Churchill as defiant British bulldog on a World War II poster
WWII:CHURCHILL POSTER 1942. Holding the Line. Winston Churchill as defiant British bulldog on a World War II poster, 1942

Background imageChurchill Collection: Winston Churchill makes his VE Day Broadcast

Winston Churchill makes his VE Day Broadcast

Background imageChurchill Collection: Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) mother with triplets, Wapusk National Park

Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) mother with triplets, Wapusk National Park, Churchill, Hudson Bay, Manitoba, Canada, North America

Background imageChurchill Collection: Northern Light, Aurora Borealis, Churchill, Manitoba, Canada

Northern Light, Aurora Borealis, Churchill, Manitoba, Canada

Background imageChurchill Collection: Field Marshall Montgomery and Winston Churchill at the Alamein Reunion

Field Marshall Montgomery and Winston Churchill at the Alamein Reunion

Background imageChurchill Collection: Churchill / Smiling / 1924

Churchill / Smiling / 1924
WINSTON CHURCHILL British statesman




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"Churchill: The Indomitable Leader Who Inspired a Nation" In 1942, amidst the turmoil of World War II, Winston Churchill stood tall, making his famous V for Victory sign. This iconic gesture became a symbol of hope and resilience for millions around the world. A powerful WW2 poster boldly proclaimed "We shall not flag, " echoing Churchill's unwavering determination to never surrender. His speeches resonated deeply with the British people, inspiring them to stand strong in the face of adversity. Churchill's praise for RAF pilots showcased his admiration for their bravery and skill. He recognized their crucial role in defending Britain against enemy attacks and hailed them as true heroes. Whether it was giving the V sign or bricklaying during wartime reconstruction efforts, Churchill embodied the spirit of Britain. His actions spoke volumes about his dedication to rebuilding a nation torn apart by war. The words "Deserve Victory 1940" encapsulated Churchill's belief that victory could only be achieved through hard work and sacrifice. He rallied his countrymen to give their all in pursuit of triumph over tyranny. A wartime poster immortalized Churchills' famous words: "I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat. " These profound sentiments reflected his willingness to endure any hardship necessary for victory. Even in moments of respite at Chartwell, Kent, Churchill donned his Siren Suit - a symbol of readiness should danger strike again. It exemplified his constant vigilance and commitment to protecting his beloved homeland. From leading troops during the Sidney Street Siege in East London to guiding an entire nation through its darkest hours, Winston Churchill emerged as an extraordinary leader who shaped history. His indomitable spirit continues to inspire generations today.