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The BBC News| September 4th 1939

SS Athenia is sunk outward bound to the United States.   Listen to the BBC news for this day 80 years ago!

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The King’s Speech – 3rd September 1939

80 years ago today King George VI delivered this speech addressing Britain’s involvement in World War II.

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Churchill’s WW2 Speech to the Nation October 1939

Reproduced below are the principal passages from Winston Churchill’s eagerly awaited broadcast speech of October 1st – this is a direct word for word copy as appeared in the War Illustrated. The British Empire and the French Republic have been at war with Nazi … Continue reading

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