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Winston Churchill’s cigar erased from poster at war museum

Did someone send Churchill’s nicotine habit down the memory hole?


 

At the War Experience museum in London, a guest noticed that a poster welcoming visitors to the Winston Churchill exhibit was missing Winnie’s trademark cigar. The 1948 original shows the P.M. making a victory “v” with his fingers and a cigar dangling from his mouth. The museum would never have asked for the alteration, manager John Welsh assured The Daily Telegraph. However, he won’t reveal who chose to remove the cigar.

The Daily Telegraph


 
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Winston Churchill’s cigar erased from poster at war museum

  1. The person who took away "Winnie's" cigar obviously has not a clue of history, a famous photographer did just that to make him angry for the picture, when he was alive!!

  2. It's really dumb that they did that. Is there nothing else they can spend their energy, time, and money on?

  3. Getting history correct is hard enough without misguided do-gooders trying to air brush in political correctness. This is a path without end and this action is maybe the ultimate statement that politically correct morons have completely run amuck and worse yet, we allow it.