Winston Churchill and the Wartime Coalition 1940-45

In examining British politics from 1940 to 1945, Kevin Jefferys explains why the man who was widely perceived as winning the war lost the 1945 election.

David Low's famous cartoon, published on 14th May1940, disguises the differences of political principle that existed within the coalition governmentIn the summer of 1945 Winston Churchill confidently looked for, ward to election victory.

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