The Death & Funeral of Churchill

On January 24, 1965, Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill KG OM CH TD PCc DL FRS RA died at his London home nine days after suffering a severe stroke. He was 90 years old. He died 70 years to the day after his own father’s death. Churchill was a British statesman, army officer and writer who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to … Continue reading The Death & Funeral of Churchill

FDR Flies to the Casablanca Conference

The Casablanca Conference (codenamed SYMBOL) was held at the Anfa Hotel in Casablanca, French Morocco from January 14 to 24, 1943, to plan the Allied European strategy for the next phase of World War II. In attendance were United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. Also attending and representing the Free French forces were Generals Charles de Gaulle and Henri … Continue reading FDR Flies to the Casablanca Conference