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  • The Cabinet War Rooms

    (History)

    From 1939 to 1945, a group of basement offices in Whitehall served as the nerve centre of Britain’s war effort. Known as the Cabinet War Rooms, the complex was occupied by leading government ministers, military strategists and Prime Minister Winston...

  • The Cabinet War Rooms

    (Exhibition)

    Churchill’s wartime bunker is a fascinating piece of living history; an underground maze of rooms that once buzzed with round-the-clock planning and plotting, strategies and secrets. As you explore the historic rooms for yourself, you can imagine what...

  • Churchill War Rooms Donations

    (General Information)

    Churchill War Rooms comprise the original Cabinet War Rooms, Winston Churchill’s preserved secret underground headquarters and the Churchill Museum, an award-winning museum dedicated to his life and legacy. Churchill War Rooms is self-supporting and...

  • Operation Fortitude

    (Learning session)

    Session Outline Students work in teams taking on different roles including Covert Operatives and Cypher Officers, working together in the Cabinet War Rooms to deliver a plan to ensure allied success on D-day. Skills Identifying how staff at...

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  • Churchill and the Cabinet War Rooms DVD (All Region)

    (Churchill Books, View All Churchill Gifts)

    This drama-documentary evokes what it was like to work closely with Churchill in the Cabinet War Rooms during the dark days of the Blitz and the later bombing raids on London. The programme combines superb archive film from the Imperial War Museum’s...

  • Churchill War Rooms Guidebook

    (Guidebooks, Churchill Books, View All Books, View All Churchill Gifts)

    The Cabinet War Rooms provided the secret underground headquarters for the core of the British government throughout the Second World War. This fascinating book contains all the facts about the Cabinet War Rooms and the Churchill Museum, now known as...

  • From Churchills War Rooms

    (Churchill Books, View All Churchill Gifts)

    Published for the first time, this illuminating and poignant correspondence offers a rare insight into the workings of the Cabinet War Rooms towards the end of the Second World War, and documents the rich wartime experiences of a woman with exclusive...

  • IWM London Guidebook

    (Guidebooks, View All Books)

    In 1917 the Cabinet decided that a National War Museum should be set up to collect and display material relating to the Great War, which was still being fought. The interest taken by the Dominion governments led to the museum being given the title of...

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  • Churchill « 1940 Britain's Finest Hour

    Churchill « 1940 Britain's Finest Hour I felt as if I were walking with destiny, and that all my past life had been but a preparation for this hour and for this trial Winston Churchill One man is synonymous with 1940 - Winston Churchill, who became...

  • Churchill « 1940 Britain's Finest Hour

    Churchill « 1940 Britain's Finest Hour I felt as if I were walking with destiny, and that all my past life had been but a preparation for this hour and for this trial Winston Churchill One man is synonymous with 1940 - Winston Churchill, who became...