Mar. 22, 2012 - Into Battle With Simon Ward As ''Young Winston'': In the September 1898 Battle of Omdurman, in the Sudan, on the banks of the Nile, Lieutenant Winston Churchill was in the thick of the 21st Lancers' charge against the Dervishes. Simon Ward portrays the young Winston Churchill in the Carl Foreman - Richard Attenborough production for Columbia Pictures of ''Young Winston''. In command of the combined British and Egyptian force at the battle was General Sir Herbert Kitchener, who is played in the film by John Mills

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Mar. 22, 2012 - Into Battle With Simon Ward As ''Young Winston'': In the September 1898 Battle of Omdurman, in the Sudan, on the banks of the Nile, Lieutenant Winston Churchill was in the thick of the 21st Lancers' charge against the Dervishes. Simon Ward portrays the young Winston Churchill in the Carl Foreman - Richard Attenborough production for Columbia Pictures of ''Young Winston''. In command of the combined British and Egyptian force at the battle was General Sir Herbert Kitchener, who is played in the film by John Mills. Photo shows John Mills as Kitchener of the Nile at the head of the combined British and Egyptian force before the Battle of Ombudsman. (Credit Image: Keystone Pictures USA/ZUMAPRESS)