REUTERS: Churchill’s Archive to Go Online

Winston Churchill's school reports, a drinking bet he once made, and even information on his budgie will be available to all when the wartime Prime Minister’s archive goes online.

The digitised archive will offer an insight into Churchill’s personal and professional life, from his school days up to his final years as a statesman during the Cold War.

Bloomsbury will publish 2,500 archival boxes of Churchill’s letters, telegrams, manuscripts and photographs in 2012, after striking a deal with the Churchill Archive Trust (CAC).

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