Há 1 dia · As First Lord, Churchill was tasked with overseeing Britain's naval effort when the First World War began in August 1914. In the same month, the navy transported 120,000 British troops to France and began a blockade of Germany's North Sea ports.
Há 3 dias · Around 1671, Anne first made the acquaintance of Sarah Jennings, who later became her close friend and one of her most influential advisors. Jennings married John Churchill (the future Duke of Marlborough) in about 1678. His sister, Arabella, was the Duke of York's mistress, and he was to be Anne's most important general.
27 de nov. de 2023 · First Lady: The Life and Wars of Clementine Churchill. Book: First Lady: The Life and Wars of Clementine Churchill. Sonia Purnell. London, Quarto Publishing Group UK, 2015, ISBN: 9781781313060; 400pp.; Price: £25.00. Reviewer: Professor Bradley Hart. California State University, Fresno.
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29 de nov. de 2023 · Famed operatic soprano Maria Callas pats Sir Winston Churchill's hand on board the Onassis yacht "Christina" on the vessel's arrival at Monte Carlo, Monaco, August 13, 1959, after a three week cruise in the eastern Mediterranean. Maria Callas, her husband Giovanni Battista Meneghini and the Churchills were among the guests on board. (AP Photo)