Winston Churchill was about as imperialist and as racist as they come. His good reputation comes from the fact that history is written by the victors. Somewhere between 1.5 million and 4 million people died in Bengal just as surely as if they had been gassed by Hitler.
Churchill (1943) refused to release shipping to send food to India. “@IndiaHistorypic: 1943 :: Bengal Famine 3M pic.twitter.com/z0ggnp3yQO”
— SGK (@captaink99) June 1, 2014