147;100 Greatest Britons,& Winston Churchill D7298 (Large), 2009 Jug of the Year. Size: 7″H.
Winston Churchill has been selected as this year’s Jug of the Year. The most requested figure by collectors around the world, Churchill is a favorite from British history. This is the second time that Winston Churchill has been honored as the Jug of the Year. The 1992 Jug of the Year, portraying Churchill as Prime Minister during World War II, is the best selling character jug in the seventy-five year Royal Doulton range!
Sir Winston Leonard Churchill (1874 – 1965) became one of the greatest political leaders in world history, reaching the height of his fame as the heroic Prime Minister of Great Britain during World War II. Churchill was also a noted soldier, speaker and author.
On May 10, 1940, Churchill was named Prime Minister and offered his people only &. 147;blood, toil, tears and sweat&. 148; in the struggle to keep their freedom. Refusing to give in against Hitler, despite the huge odds against them, Churchill’s faith in victory inspired the British to &