Just weeks after V.E. day, Britain’s great war leader Winston Churchill found himself in another battle – to be elected Prime Minister. But in one of the greatest election defeats of all time, Churchill was humiliated at the polls. His Conservative party almost annihilated. Why did his countrymen turn so vehemently on their Great British Bulldog? Was the rejection of Churchill a disgraceful mark of ingratitude or the most mature electoral decision ever made by a democracy?