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Churchill, Winston,

1871–1947, American novelist, b. St. Louis, grad. Annapolis, 1894. He wrote several popular historical novels including Richard Carvel (1899), The Crisis (1901), and The Crossing (1904). His later books, such as Coniston (1906), The Inside of the Cup (1913), and The Dwelling-Place of Light (1917), reflected his interest in social, religious, and political problems.
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Churchill, Winston

(1874–1965) statesman whose rousing oratory led the British in WWII. [Br. Hist.: NCE, 556]
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BRITAIN'S wartime leader Winston Spencer Churchill is a name once again on everybody's lips with the 60th anniversary of the end of World War 11 and also the 40th anniversary of his death in 1965.
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Most history teaching was so poor that younger generations were ignorant of Churchill and the Second World War, according to former Conservative MP Winston Spencer Churchill.

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