In War: Resolution, In Defeat: Defiance, In Victory: Magnanimity, In Peace: Goodwill.
Toronto & Canada
Canada is the master-link in Anglo-American unity, apart from her own glories. God bless your Country.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of Government except for all those other forms that have been tried.
Churchill's political and literary achievements are of such magnitude that one is tempted to portray him as a Caesar who also had the gift of Cicero's pen.
Major Events in the Life of
|1874||Born 30 November|
|1895 - 1900||Soldier/Journalist (National hero after escaping from the Boers in South Africa)|
|1900||Elected to the British House of Commons as a Conservative|
|1904||Joins the Liberal Party|
|1905||Colonial Office Undersecretary|
|1908||President of the Board of Trade|
|1911||1st Lord of the Admiralty|
|1915||Dismissed due to the Dardanelles failure|
|1915/6||Army Officer in WW 1|
|1917||Minister of Munitions|
|1918||Minister of War|
|1924||Rejoins the Conservatives and is Chancellor of the Exchequer|
|1931||Resigns from the Conservative shadow cabinet over its India policy|
|1931/9||Wilderness Years when he warned of Hitler & need to re-arm|
|1939||WW 2 - 1st Lord of the Admiralty|
|1940||Appointed Prime Minister 10 May|
|1945||VE Day 8 May; Loses General Election|
|1951||Prime Minister again|
|1955||Resigns as Prime Minister|
|1964||Resigns from House of Commons|
|1965||Dies 24 January.|