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He was an Alcohol Abuser
An Actor Read His Speeches
Fleming Saved Him From Drowning
He had Iroquois Ancestors
He Knew of Pearl Harbour Attack
His Father died of Syphilis
He bombed Dresden as payback for Coventry
He let Coventry Burn
Lord Moran's book is based on his diaries
He had Alzheimer's
He Knew of Holocaust
He had Mayflower Ancestors
He was a Poor Student
Quotes Falsely Attributed To Him
Leading Churchill Myths
Churchill was an abuser of alcohol
His father died of syphilis
93 p. 23).
He had a learning disability/stutter/dyslexia/attention deficit disorder
1996-97, p. 83).
He was a poor student in school
98, p. 28).
Alexander Fleming saved him from drowning as a boy
102, p. 47).
Jack Churchill was not really Lord Randolph's son
Winston's American ancestors included
104, p. 31).
An actor read Churchill's wartime speeches over the radi
92, p. 23).
Churchill (and FDR) knew of the impending Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
but did nothing so as to draw the United States into the war (
101, p. 37).
WSC crushed striking Welsh miners by sending in troops
He had knowledge of the Holocaust during the war but did nothing about it
93, p. 33).
He let Coventry burn rather than reveal his knowledge of German codes
41, p. 10).
Churchill quoted radical poet Claude McKay
Churchill Starved Occupied Europe by Withholding Overseas Food Shipments
144, p. 35).
Churchill Caused the Bengal Famine during WWII
Churchill Advocated the First Use of Lethal Gas
160, p. 26).
Churchill was Silent About the Bombing of Monte Cassino
161, p. 38).
Churchill said that Alan Turing made the single biggest contribution to Allied victory in the war against Nazi Germany.
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