Winston Churchill

Of this I am quite sure, that if we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find that we have lost the future.


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  1. October 17, 2013

    Dearest V
    A great orator and fine war leader (the second time around). A rather fine writer too.
    But a man of many parts, a good number of the bad ones history has chosen to ignore.
    The very epitome of a paradox.
    Yours ever
    The Perfumed Dandy

    • October 20, 2013

      Suggest a bio for me to read? Or maybe his autobiography…

      • October 21, 2013

        I haven’t read his autobiography, and I’m sure it’s no doubt self-serving, but I’d imagine it’s also full of witty remarks and insights, as well.

  2. October 20, 2013

    I’ve never seen this photo before. The scope of damage is staggering. But, isn’t it always in war?

    • October 20, 2013

      I just found out from my sister that before my dad wrote code he was photographer for the army stationed in London, I still have some photos of decimated European cities. It’s chilling to look at them.

      • October 20, 2013

        He wrote code? No way! Was he in London or the US when he did this?

  3. October 28, 2013

    An interesting photograph for many reasons.It depicts The Establishment doing a walkabout.Yes the damage is staggering,so was Dresden’s.

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