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80 years ago today King George VI delivered this speech addressing Britain’s involvement in World War II.
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
A Record of Important Declarations and Statements during WW2 in 1939. Tuesday October 17th 1939 Statement issued by the War Office through the Ministry of Information: German propaganda has endeavoured to create the impression that Poland was sacrificed by her … Continue reading
A select record from week to week of important war declarations and speeches made during 1939 Saturday, September 30th His Holiness Pope Pius XII in an address to a deputation of Poles: I am most sorrowful that hundreds of thousands … Continue reading
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