Sunday, 30 March 2014

3 German Planes Down (1940)

Evening Standard dated Thursday June 20th 1940
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A little over 2 weeks after the evacuation at Dunkirk, this front page doesn't do much to cheer up the British public. On the 18th June Prime Minister Winston Churchill had made his now famous 'their finest hour' speech in the House of Commons following the Fall of France and things were looking pretty grim with the Luftwaffe soon to begin its 8 month long Blitz on England.

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