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New York

Churchillís mother, Jennie Jerome, was the daughter of a wealthy New York financier and socialite, Leonard Jerome. This maternal link would be the first of many important connections that Churchill would develop with America during his life.

While on a lecture tour in 1931, Churchill was hit by car as he crossed the street in New York. His injuries were severe, but with typical spirit, he completed many of his remaining speaking engagements.

Churchill's World

To find out about Churchill's worldwide influence, click on the locations on the map at the right.

Westminster Westminster Harrow Harrow Blenheim Palace Blenheim Palace Sandhurst Military Academy Sandhurst Military Academy Chartwell Manor Chartwell Manor Zurich Zurich Dresden Dresden Flanders Flanders Normandy Normandy Dunkirk Dunkirk Dardanelles Straits, Turkey Dardanelles Straits, Turkey Washington DC Washington DC New york New york Fulton, Missouri Fulton, Missouri Bermuda Bermuda Omdurman, Sudan Omdurman, Sudan Yalta, Crimea Yalta, Crimea Tehran, Persia Tehran, Persia India India