Museum Devoted to Winston Churchill Opens

The Central Map Room

The Central Map Room, preserved to look as it did during World War II. London's Churchill Museum is a new part of the historic Cabinet War Rooms, located in the basement of the Treasury building in Whitehall. Imperial War Museum hide caption

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A London museum opens honoring Sir Winston Churchill, the prime minister who rallied Britain through some of its darkest hours during World War II. Michele Norris talks with Allen Packwood, director of the Churchill Archives Center at Cambridge University, who worked closely with museum curators.

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