Ministry of Agriculture encouraged people to grow their own food.
In 1874 Winston Spencer-Churchill was born into aristocratic family of the Dukes of Marlborough, a branch of the noble Spencer family whose ancestors included Lady Diana, HRH The Princess of Wales. Churchill, soldier, politician, statesman and author, served as Prime Minister from 1940–45 and from 1951–55.
His leadership during World War II made him one of the greatest wartime leaders of the century delivering powerful inspiring speeches such as those just before the Battle of Britain;
"We shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air, we shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender"
and just after the Battle of Britain;
"Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few"