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Churchill’s Deadly Decision

Production Biographies

Read biographies of survivors of the attack at Mers el Kebir, expert historians, and the producers that contributed to Churchill’s Deadly Decision

Churchill’s Deadly Decision

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See archival photos pf Sir Winston Churchill of England and Vice Admiral Francois Darlan, two of the major historical figures in Churchill’s Deadly Decision

Churchill’s Deadly Decision

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July 3, 1940. After only 54 days into office, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill ordered his Navy to take control of French ships, or destroy them if the French refused to relinquish control. What led to this unprecedented and controversial attack was a dramatic series of events that saw France being overrun by the Nazis […]