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On The Cover: Winston Churchill wore medals during World War I he had earned since joining the army in 1895. From left to right, they are: the King George V Coronation Medal; the India Medal (with the clasp marking his service on the Punjab Frontier); the Queen’s Sudan Medal; the Queen’s South Africa Medal (clasps: Diamond Hill, Johannesburg, Relief of Ladysmith, Orange Free State, Tugela Heights, and Cape Colony); the Cross of the Order of Military Merit, Red Ribbon, First Class, Spain; and the Khedive’s Sudan Medal, Egypt (clasp: Khartoum). See page 16 for the story about Churchill’s early years as a soldier. (© Bettmann/Corbis; colorization by John Roche/Slingshot Studio)
On The Back Cover: In 1940, Hitler ordered German troops to invade Norway. For Rod Paschall’s analysis of how Britain’s loss there helped the Allies four years later at Normandy, see page 26. (Bilarchiv Preussischer Kulturbesitz/Art Resource, New York)