GREAT BRITAIN: Churchill Goes Home

Propped up in bed in Suite No. 80, Prime Minister Winston Churchill sailed back to Britain in the liner Queen Mary. It was not a pleasure cruise: for five mid-Atlantic days the old warrior wrestled with i) a heavy cold, and 2) Britain's bloody embroilment with Egyptian nationalism. By ship-to-shore radio, Churchill kept in touch with Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden, approving the government's decision to reinforce Suez. Safe ashore at Southampton, Churchill had a brief word to say about his trip to Washington: "I've never had such a warm welcome, not even...

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