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World War II Original PRESS PHOTOGRAPH of Winston Churchill

"The Churchill Tank and its Namesake"


Date: September 28, 1942
Published: Wide World Photo [New York]
Size (Details): 9 x 7 1/4 inches (Sepia-toned Gelatin Print)

Category: Photographs of Winston Churchill
From: Churchill at Chartwell
Item Number: 207263

Description: Typed paper caption reads:
"Prime Minister Winston Churchill tests the radio in the "Churchill Tank" which has been named for him. The heavy monster is strongly armored and possesses great speed and formidable fire-power. It is equipped with six-pound cannons and it may be used as a pill box. Britain is producing Churchill Tanks in great numbers."

The photograph is in very good condition with some faint creases. The verso is stamped: "Wide World Photos."

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