The Poodles of Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill is often identified with the English Bulldog, maybe because he tended to be stubborn and tenacious. Or, not to be insulting to either man or beast, but maybe it was because he looked like an Bulldog. Actually, he never had a Bulldog. He was a Poodle owner, two brown miniature Poodles, both called Rufus. They were treated like members of his family. The Poodle ate in the dining room with the rest of...
CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
The Second World War: The Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, carrying his gas mask while inspecting men of the Parliamentary Home Guard, Palace of Westminster, London.
British politicianPrime minister 1940-45, 1951-55speaking to a crowd...
British politicianPrime minister 1940-45, 1951-55speaking to a crowd of people in Manchester during his election campaign Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images
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It started as a wartime utility garment before becoming a 70s glam/punk trend – and now the boilersuit is making a comeback