Winston Churchill is still our template for war heroism

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It’s hard to imagine two men from more radically different backgrounds than Winston Churchill and Volodymyr Zelenskyy. But as we watch Ukraine’s villages and towns turn to charred rubble, it’s hard to contemplate the nerve, courage and inspirational wit of their President without commemorating the last man standing in the face of a firestorm of naked aggression his country inspired and inspired united the world.

Regardless of opinion about the man, from World War II to God knows when, a Democratic leader who takes a Homeric stand against authoritarianism will be compared to Churchill.

In 2002, 37 were subjected to his death and after his life and career more than six decades Mythmaking, Verification and Revisionism, a BBC poll declared Winston Churchill the “greatest Briton”. That means greatest ever. Great Britons like Elizabeth I, Shakespeare, Dickens and King Arthur stayed in the dust. We don’t know if the last one ever existed, of course, but real or not, it’s as real as many of the incarnations of Winston Churchill that have appeared on the stage, screen and internet.

Read more at The Daily Beast. Winston Churchill is still our template for war heroism

Russell Falcon

Russell Falcon is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Russell Falcon joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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