Photo of Britain's Prime Minister Winston Churchill and the three senior service officers who accompanied him at a meeting in the Admirals’ quarters aboard British battleship H.M.S. Prince of Wales during the journey to Canada, on August 18, 1941. Left to right; Admiral Sir Dudley Pound, First Sea Lord, General Sir John Dill, Chief of the Imperial General Staff, Winston Churchill, and Air Chief Marshal Sir Wilfred Freeman, Vice Chief of the Air Staff.

Dill (pointing) proved a master conciliator whenever the prime minister ruffled feathers among his nation’s or American military commanders. (Associtade Press )

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