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Words & Speeches during WW2, November 1939

Words That History Will Remember Tuesday November 13th, 1939 M. Paul Reynauld, French Minister of Finance, in a broadcast: Returning two years ago from a visit to Germany. I said to my fellow countrymen: “Hurry up and arm. You have … Continue reading

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Britain’s WW2 Cabinet in 1939

The cabinet in 1939 consisted of the following: Rt. Hon. Arthur Neville Chamberlain, Prime Minister – Born in 1869, second son of Joseph Chamberlain was appointed Director ¬†General of the National Service in 1916. Postmaster General in 1922, he was … Continue reading

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