Macro photo of a jumping spider, taken by Adolf Abi-Aad in Taiwan
In the fall of 1940, Churchill discovered that the War Rooms were not strong enough to survive a direct hit from a bomb. On his orders, a concrete slab was built between the basement ceiling and the floor of the building above, and other sections of the War Rooms were filled with concrete to make them more bomb-resistant. #anncavittfisher #travel #travelblogger #uk
Darkest Hour: Visiting the Churchill War Rooms - Map Room #anncavittfisher #travel #travelblogger #uk
Of all the near mythic stories about Sir Winston Churchill - his wit, his steeliness, his leadership through some of the worst moments in British history - there’s a tale that nods to his early sense of polish and appropriateness.