Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Random Cutting - This was their Finest Hour (1940)

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On the 18th June 1940, just over a month after the evacuation of British tropps at Dunkirk, Prime Minister Winston Churchill gave one of his great speeches to the House of Commons. He spoke at length about the fall of France and Britain's determination to continue to fight the Nazis. In the part of the speech shown in this cutting from The Times, he used the memorable phrase 'This was their finest hour'. 

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