According to Roland Quinault in “The Cunarders” (History Today), in May 1943 for his trip to America aboard HMT Queen Mary, “Churchill insisted that 5000 German prisoners should also sail with them.” Why? As a prophylactic against torpedoing?
In the position in which our small band of friends now is it is a great mistake ever to take points off one another. The only rule is: Help each other when you can, but never harm. Never help the Bear.
The arts are essential to any complete national life. The State owes it to itself to sustain and encourage them….Ill fares the race which fails to salute the arts with the reverence and delight which are their due.