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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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Contraband During WW2

Taken from an original article in 1939. Day and night the blockade of Germany goes on. Not by prowling submarine, but by the far more effective method of contraband control.  Not a ship can reach a German port by the North Sea … Continue reading

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