Monthly Archives: March 2012

Speeches of WW2, December 20th to 26th, 1939

Wednesday 20th 1939 Admiral Lord Chatfield in a broadcast: Whatever she may say Germany needs a short war, and so her hope is to break the British Navy’s grip on her supplies and to endeavour to defeat us rapidly where … Continue reading

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Words & Speeches of WW2, 2nd to 8th December 1939

Saturday, December 2nd 1939 Letter addressed to Mr Rudolf Holst, Permanent Finnish Delegate, to Mr Avenol, Secretary-General of the League of Nations: The Union of Soviet Socialist Republic, with which Finland, since the signature of the treaty of peace at … Continue reading

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Words & Speeches of WW2, December 14th to 20th, 1939

Tuesday, Devember 14th, 1939 Mr G.A. Grippenburg, Finish Minister, at a meeting at the House of Lords: I stand before you as a representative of a small, democratic, preace-loving country which overnight, without warning and witout any declaration of war, … Continue reading

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