|Ryan posing in front of Churchill's velour 'romper' pajamas.|
Who knew Winston Churchill was a big fan of the onesie?
Beyond being a stylish trendsetter, Sir Winston was a pretty good painter. And his strategery and leadership helped land him some prettycool bling from around the world. Those thank-you gifts include gold music boxes, metals and small statuettes.
|A map of Europe from the appropriately titled Map Room.|
Even Churchill's cigar butt is still sitting in an ashtray.
As an American, all this underscored to me the urgency and fragility of the British resistance and reinforced how precarious their positionwas at that time.
It also showed why Germans should have "feared the romper."