Winston Churchill lived a unhappy and mostly neglected childhood only finding affection from his nurse Mrs. Everest.
“I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat”
Following a poor academic career, he dropped out of school and went into the army.Out of the Royal Military College, Winston passed 20th out of a class of 130. Winston served from 1895 to 1899 when he resigned in order to enter politics.
Churchill was prepared for when war hit in 1914. He lead a naval force that was defeated by the Germans and many people saw it as a huge loss. Churchill also led a coalition to try and get out of the western front stale mate, but this was also unsuccessful. Churchill would later help the creation of the tank and serve as a solider.
On May 10 , 1940 Winston Churchill was appointed prime minister of Britain. This was already one year into world war 2. When France fell Germany and Italy had one target, Britain. Many people in parliament believe Churchill was crazy, but the rest of Britain with him in his word for all out war until victory was achieved.
Churchill had to defend the little island of Britain with everything he had. The Germany force started the invasion on June 10 1940. Britain was all together in this fight as the fighter planes worked for hours on end defending the skies. Germany had lost the Battle of Britain and left it alone.
Later the Germany army invaded Russia, and Churchill swiftly made Russia a allied. After the United States joined the war, D-day was won along with other battles along the Russian front. The allies pushed in on both sides until Germany surrendered. There was victory in Europe. After Churchill did some minor politics here and there until he died in January 24, 1965.