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World War II Original PRESS PHOTOGRAPH of Winston Churchill

"Tank is Churchill's Namesake"


Date: February 9, 1942
Published: Acme Newspictures [New York]
Size (Details): 9 x 7 inches (Sepia-toned Gelatin Print)

Category: Photographs of Winston Churchill
From: Churchill at Chartwell
Item Number: 207265

Description: Typed paper caption reads:
"Winston Churchill, (left), Britain's Prime Minister, watches as new heavy infantry tanks which bear his name rumble by. Though speedy, the tanks are so heavily armored that they can be used as pill-boxes. They carry 6-pounder guns."

The photograph is in good condition with some faint creases, particularly around the corners. The verso is backstamped: "Acme Newspictures, Inc."

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All PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS are original vintage prints from the archives of newspaper and wire services, with original paper captions still attached, unless otherwise stated.










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