‘In war-time,’ I said, ‘truth is so precious she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.’

Winston Churchill (1874-1965) British statesman and author
The Second World War, Vol. 5: Closing the Ring, ch. 21 “Teheran: The Crux” (1952)

Discussing Operation Overlord (the invasion of France) with Stalin at the Teheran Conference (30 Nov 1943).

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