How Churchill and Marshall Waged War

November 13, 2018

Please join us for

“How Churchill and Marshall Waged War”
with Allen Packwood

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
5:30 pm with reception to follow.

A part of the George C. Marshall Legacy Series sponsored by Carnegie Corporation of New York

Pogue Auditorium
George C. Marshall Foundation
VMI Parade, Lexington, Virginia

In his talk, Packwood will concentrate on Winston Churchill’s famous words, “There is only one thing worse than fighting with allies, and that is fighting without them.” He will draw upon Sir Winston’s own papers, and related collections at the Churchill Archives Centre to examine some of the challenges and tensions behind Prime Minister Winston Churchill and General George C. Marshall’s wartime special relationship.

Allen Packwood, is a Fellow of Churchill College at the University of Cambridge, the Director of the Churchill Archives Centre, and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. Packwood was co-curator of “Churchill and the Great Republic”, a Library of Congress exhibition, which ran in 2004. He is the author of several articles, co-wrote the publication accompanying the Library of Congress display, edited the guide to the Churchill Archives Centre, and has lectured extensively on Churchill in the United Kingdom and the United States.

Reservations required by email to or by calling Leigh McFaddin at 540-463-7103. Seating will be first come, first served. Members and students will be admitted free; non-members will pay $15 at the door.

You are invited to walk through the special exhibition, “Frenemies: Friend of Today, Enemy of Tomorrow,” on display in the Lower Gallery.