The National Winston Churchill Museum
"From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic an IRON CURTAIN has descended across the Continent. Behind that line lie all the capitals of the ancient states of Central and Eastern Europe.
Warsaw, Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Budapest, Belgrade, Bucharest and Sofia, all these famous cities and the populations around them lie in what I must call the Soviet Sphere, and all are subject to one form or another, not only to Soviet influence but th a very high and, in some cases, increasing measure of control from Moscow."
Sculptor Don Wiegand has captured the dramatic moment of the speech's warning to the world - the downward thrust of Churchill's arm as he declares: "An Iron Curtain has descended."
The East-West division of Europe created by the Iron Curtain.
Location. 38° 50.999′ N, 91° 57.265′ W. Marker is in Fulton, Missouri, in Callaway County. Marker is on Westminster Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501 Westminster Avenue, Fulton MO 65251, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Winston Churchill Memorial and Library (here, next
Also see . . . National Churchill Museum website. (Submitted on September 3, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • War, Cold •
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