Churchill: We Shall Never Surrender!

We shall never surrender!

IN his last, loneliest battle, that defiant vow seemed graven on Sir Winston Churchill's soul. Hour after hour, day after day, the world stood vigil as the medical bulletins became ever more grave. But Churchill fought on with almost unbelievable tenacity. Finally, after days of drifting in and out of consciousness, the old warrior sank into peaceful sleep. The battle was over, the lion heart stilled forever.

His last illness began with a cold. Then, on Jan. 15, Lord Moran, Churchill's personal physician for 24 years, announced that he had...