Winston Churchill: two mild left hemisphere strokes, finger gangrene and syncope in 1959

@article{Scadding2019WinstonCT,
  title={Winston Churchill: two mild left hemisphere strokes, finger gangrene and syncope in 1959},
  author={John W. Scadding and J Allister Vale},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine},
  year={2019},
  volume={112},
  pages={278 - 291}
}
  • John W. Scadding, J Allister Vale
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    Journal of the Royal Society…
    2019
  • Medicine
  • Despite Sir Winston Churchill’s severe illness in 1958 while holidaying in the South of France, he planned a four-week visit to Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, a twoweek sail to the Canary Islands on the yacht belonging to Aristotle Onassis (shipping magnate and owner of Olympic Airways) and a five-week visit to Morocco. On 12 January 1959 at 11.30 am, Sir Winston and Lady Churchill flew to Marrakech in an Olympic Airways Douglas DC 6, arranged by Aristotle Onassis, for his sixth and final visit to that… CONTINUE READING

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