8.) Churchill and King George

  • 2019-06-06
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff
8.) Churchill and King George

Winston Churchill decided that he wanted to watch the invasion of D-Day from the HMS Belfast. Objections rose throughout the British government and the allies, they did not want to see Churchill risk his life with such a reckless display. He ignored all but one objection, that objection was the one raised by King George VI. King George VI told Churchill that if he was going to be on the Belfast during the invasion than so would he. This finally made Churchill step down.

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