Source C

SOURCE C:

Source C

 

Simplified to ‘Plug Street’ by soldiers stationed there, the Belgium village of Ploegsteert was British controlled and commanded by, amongst others, Winston Churchill. http://www.history.co.uk/locations/ploegsteert.html

 

See one of Churchill’s earliest paintings, Plug Street, depicting his billet on the Western Front in 1916; painting was a therapeutic hobby for Churchill, and one he turned to again after his defeat in the 1945 General Election. http://www.iwm.org.uk/exhibitions/churchill-war-rooms/the-churchill-museum

 

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