European Head Lines

As Europe drifted towards war in the Summer of 1939, the Chicago Sunday Tribune was asking the questions that matter: just how tall were the men guiding their nations’ destinies?

Here are the shorties, the rest are over the fold:

[With many many thanks to PM for sending this my way!]


  1. Marginally more dignified than obsessing about their haircuts.

    Quote | Posted 16 July, 2007, 10:02 am

  2. Wot no Giant Tropical Penguins for comparison?

    Bring Back Blears.

    Quote | Posted 16 July, 2007, 5:28 pm

  3. Thanks for this, Chris. It’s terribly reassuring to know both that a) the press hasn’t declined THAT much over time, and b) I’m taller than Stalin. (The latter, in particular, should now allow me to sleep nights).

    Quote | Posted 16 July, 2007, 10:59 pm

  4. It seems to me that the taller were the most ineffective, anyone know how tall are Cameron and Brown? Maybe Richard Hammond could lead a liberal resurgence.

    Quote | Posted 20 July, 2007, 4:07 pm

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