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How far an effective leader was Churchill during WW2?
1. Boosted Morale
a. Gave motivational speeches.
b. Accompanied soldiers in the DDay landings.
2. Proved his worth
a. Dunkirk Evacuation
i. 300,000 men rescued.
b. Led the country without Allies
i. June 1940 June 1941
c. Won a vote of no confidence.
d. Led the country during the Blitz, the Battle of Britain and to ultimate victory.
3. Foreign relations
a. Determination against Hitler.
b. Relationship with America.
Not so effective
a. Harsh temper: a bully?
2. Too extreme
a. Bomber Harris (Marshal of the Royal Air Force): Heavy civilian casualties in
air raids on German cities.
b. Bombed French Navy killing 1200 French soldiers
c. Prepared to use gas against German civilians.
a. Defeats in North Africa.
b. Fall of Singapore 1942
c. Not taken seriously by USA and USSR (the big two!)
4. Home Front.
a. Didn't have much involvement.