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Sir Winston Churchill: The greatest Briton?

Winston Churchill, photographed by Cecil Beaton, at 10 Downing Street, London, in 1940.

from the Guardian

Oh what a lovely war: the other side of Cecil Beaton

German parachute troops man a machine gun post in the Netherlands, on June 2, 1940. This photo came from a camera found on German parachute troops who were taken prisoner. (AP Photo)

French citizens with captured German weapons fight alongside the Forces of the Interior a few days before the Liberation of Paris, August, 1944

Troops of the Eight nations alliance of 1900. Left to right: Britain, United States, Australian colonial, British India, Germany, France, Austria-Hungary, Italy, Japan. Date 1900