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Hastings Lionel ('Pug') Ismay, 1st Baron Ismay (1887-1965), Army General and Diplomat
Sitter in 10 portraits
Ismay was Churchill's chief staff officer during the Second World War; forming an essential link between the Prime Minister and the Chiefs-of-Staff. He was entrusted with the most secret and delicate missions at home and abroad, and became the first Secretary-General of Nato (1952).