Winston Churchill

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Winston Churchill is widely regarded as a war hero and one of the best leaders in the history of Britain, but is everything as it seems? There is undoubtedly a growing sentiment about the man that suggests there is a dark side to Churchill.

Credited with steering Britain through one of it's most difficult periods in history, Winston Churchill was a strong and bullish leader. His leadership during WWII is remembered very fondly, and has provided him with a somewhat iconic status among certain sects. Many, however, deem Churchill culpable in a plethora of human rights violations, and question his views towards races different to his own. 

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Churchill's belief in racial hierarchies is particularly controversial, and his handling of both the Bengal famine and the Irish War of Independence divides opinion. Take our poll and let us know what you think regarding the legacy of Winston Churchill. 

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