Re: [War Of 1812] Nelson Movies
--- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, BritcomHMP@... wrote:
"...this was also Winston Churchill's favorite film. Well, he was First
Lord of the Admiralty and later Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports!"
*chuckle* His infamous comment on Royal Navy tradition, re: "...rum,
sodomy, and the lash", would not seem to indicate any great fondness
for the Senior Service, however. And it certainly didn't win him any
friends among naval officers. If issued at an earlier point in history,
one can easily envision it provoking Lord Nelson himself to seek
satisfaction from the surly Churchill...