Remembering Winston Churchill | Tributes to a legendary statesman and a wartime hero
CHANNEL | BBC Television Service
FIRST BROADCAST | 08 February 1957
DURATION | 29 minutes 22 seconds
Field Marshal Alanbrooke was one of Churchill's closest advisers during World War II. In this special broadcast, he answers questions from Lt Gen Sir Brian Horrocks, Hugh Trevor-Roper and Cyril Ray about his recollections of Churchill as a war strategist, including his conferences with Stalin and Eisenhower.
Viscount Alanbrooke was a career soldier who came from a renowned military family. He was regarded as one of the best strategists and military thinkers of his generation and rose to become Chief of the Imperial General Staff (CIGS), the professional head of the British Army, in 1941. His relationship with Churchill was often stormy but tempered with huge mutual respect.
Recollections of the wit and wisdom of Winston Churchill.
A wartime adviser to Churchill, Field Marshal Alanbrooke, discusses his diaries.
Celebrating the life of Winston Churchill.
Prime Minister Harold Wilson and fellow statesmen pay their respects to Churchill.
Churchill's death inspires messages of condolence from world statesmen.
An interview with Churchill's oldest friend.
The life of Winston Churchill in pictures.
London pauses as the state funeral procession begins.
The approach to St Paul's Cathedral and the commencement of the service.
The conclusion of the service and the journey towards Tower Hill.
The final journey of Winston Churchill.
How Churchill's stroke was concealed from the British public.
A retrospective of 'the greatest Briton of the 20th Century'.
Churchill's speech writing methods are recalled by his principal private secretary.
Joan Bakewell meets Churchill's cook.
Donald Norbrook talks with a former private secretary to Churchill.
An interview with Churchill's bodyguard.
Remembering 'the speech that never was'.
A portrait of Sir Winston by his contemporaries.
Robin Day speaks to Anthony Eden about Churchill.
AJP Taylor appraises the successes and failures of Winston Churchill.
Churchill's secretary speaks.
Peter Dimmock shares the latest arrangements for Churchill's funeral.
Richard Dimbleby announced as sole commentator.
The procession route and Order of Service.
Richard Dimbley pays tribute to his producer for the Churchill state funeral broadcast.
Commentator thanks colleague for his letters about Churchill's funeral.
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