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Winnie the Churchill by wbd Winnie the Churchill by wbd
And over the wireless, the tinny voice continued,

"... We regard the agreement signed last night and the Anglo-German Naval Agreement as symbolic of the desire of our two peoples never to go to war with one another again"

With that, Winnie let out a sigh, as he slumped in his chair near the Marconi set. He knew what was to come.

"Oh... bother."

Art Notes:

Well, Winnie was a nickname of Winston Churchill, too.

The pose and attire were inspired by this picture of Churchill:
[link]

Drawn in PaintTool SAI.
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Ionosphere-Negate Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2011
Oh my god :XD:.
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wbd Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Glad you liked it!
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theNiser1 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2011   General Artist
NYEh SEE! Put the honey in the bag toots!
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wbd Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
But wouldn't Churchill use a more elevated tone for his request?
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theNiser1 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011   General Artist
haha! he sure would!
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SweeneyFan Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2011
You win the internet, the United Kingdom, and a cuban cigar. :D
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:iconwbd:
wbd Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks, I'm glad you liked the pic!
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turtleluz Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2011
Well done - reminds me of a story one of my Dad's old Army buddies told of Winnie, the south coast of England in around 41-42 and a German fighter plane - needless to say only one person did not dive for cover
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wbd Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
That's a neat story, thanks for relaying it! I think it's important for these stories to be told- they help us understand our history, especially as we move further and further away from the time when it happened.
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turtleluz Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2011
The best part was that as my Dad's mate was firing away with his Bren gun at the plane, Winnie was yelling and stamping his feet, tell the pilot to get off English soil (the polite version I am sure)
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GothicSora Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Also I heard that the guy who impersonated Church on the radio so he had more time, also did the Winnie the pooh audio books orginally. Awesome y the way
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:iconwbd:
wbd Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks, I'm glad you liked it!
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TheOneAndOnlyZouza Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2011  Student General Artist
Omg, amazing!
WIN.
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:iconwbd:
wbd Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks!
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TheOneAndOnlyZouza Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2011  Student General Artist
Yw! <3
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scarface2k1 Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2011
outstanding. :D
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:iconwbd:
wbd Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks!
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ZShade Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2011
We are amused by this. Perchance, have you seen Wookie the Chew?
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:iconwbd:
wbd Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks! I hadn't heard of it before you mentioned it. Very amusing, but it doesn't ship outside the US at the moment.
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KissSh0t Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's ... actually.. .wow.. that's a really good combination.. dear god man.. you are a genius.
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wbd Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks, I'm glad you liked it!
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VZMk2 Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2011  Hobbyist
LOLOLOLOLOL!
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wbd Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Glad you liked it!
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