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Secrets of the Churchill War Rooms

Interview with Kate Clements | April 2024

This year Churchill War Room celebrates 40 years of being open to the public as part of Imperial War Museums. At this must-see historic site, visitors can walk in the footsteps of Winston Churchill and glimpse what life would have been like during the tense days and nights of the Second World War. With the launch of the new multi-media guide later this year, visitors will be able to see and hear the incredible stories of the men and women who worked down in this secret underground bunker.

In this interview with the museum's curator, Kate Clements, takes us into the war period, what work was done here, what were conditions like and how much of what we can see today is as it was when the rooms were closed for the final time.

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