|Todayinah Ed. says, in this thread, we explore the scenario, considered feasible by many, that David Lloyd George is re-appointed Britain's War leader in 1940 having served as Prime Minister during the Great War. If you're interested in viewing samples of my other work why not visit Todayinah site.|
Editor says, David Lloyd George was considered by some a nostalgic choice for war-time leader, and indeed many of his innovations from the Great War would be repurposed in the 1940s. The statement by Winston Churchill is repeated unedited, although interpreted in a very different context. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.
Editor says, David Lloyd George actually made these statements in a newspaper article dated 28th July 1941. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.
Editor says, A weakened Force Z was dispatched to Singapore, and the Prince of Wales and the Repulse were sunk on 10th December 1941 gifting the Japanese the keys to Britain's Far Eastern possesions. The original British plan had called for a larger fleet which included the new Illustrious-class aircraft carrier HMS Indomitable for air cover, although the plan had to be revised when Indomitable was damaged en route. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.
Editor says, In this thread, we explore a scenario where the British turn to David Lloyd George in 1940, and Winston Churchill servers as the Minister of Defence until Lloyd George's death five years later. The quotation is repeated un-edited from Martin Gilbert's book, but the context is changed. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.