Downing Street

His sharp rejection of Bolshevik power, he justified the the need to block the world revolution and save civilization in Eastern Europe. The defeat of the White Guard movement and the failure of the intervention in Russia was a personal failure and Sir Winston: voters denied him the confidence to elections of 1922, and he was forced to leave again to politics, having been engaged in historical research, literature and art. As far as Churchill was stubborn in its opposition to the Bolshevik ideology and policy, so he was a consistent opponent of Nazism. May 10, 1940, the day when the Wehrmacht war machine collapsed in Holland and Belgium, the King George VI dismissed Chamberlain and Sir Winston asked to form the new government. By the time Churchill was already exceeded in 65 years, he was the oldest of the major players played out of European drama.

August 1, 1940 Hitler issued a directive number 17 on the conduct of air and naval war against Britain as a prerequisite for the final defeat of the enemy island. September 7 Luftwaffe made the first mass bombing of London. Since that time, the sirens began to familiar Londoners. When the bombing reached a peak of intensity, Churchill left the concrete casemate, climbed onto the roof of his residence in Downing Street, 10, took off the mask here and defiantly smoking a cigar, and only worn on the head Steel Helm testified that the prime minister is aware of what is happening in danger …