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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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Words & Speeches from WW2, 1939 to Remember (8)

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

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Words & Speeches of WW2, 1939 (7)

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

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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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Words From WW2 1939 to Remember (2)

A record of the Declarations and Solemn Speeches of the World’s Leaders. Friday September 1st Hitler in a speech to the Reichstag: “I am determined to solve (1) the Danzig question, (2) the question of the Corridor, and (3) to … Continue reading

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