Winston churchill we will fight speech transcript

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Quote by Winston S. Churchill: “We shall go on to the end, we shall fight in Fr...”

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Winston Churchill Speech We Shall Fight On The Beaches

Winston Churchill Speech – We Shall Fight on The Beaches

The position of the B. F had now become critical As a result of a most skillfully conducted retreat and German errors, the bulk of the British Forces reached the Dunkirk bridgehead. The peril facing the British nation was now suddenly and universally perceived. The seas remained absolutely calm. The Royal Air Force—bitterly maligned at the time by the Army—fought vehemently to deny the enemy the total air supremacy which would have wrecked the operation.

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When Napoleon lay at Boulogne for a year with his flat-bottomed boats and his Grand Army, he was told by someone there are bitter weeds in England. There certainly are a great many more since the British expeditionary force returned. Sir, I have myself full confidence that if all do their duty and if nothing is neglected and if the best arrangements are made, and they are being made, we shall prove ourselves once more able to defend our island home, ride out the storm of war and to outlive the menace of tyranny, if necessary, for years, if necessary, alone. At any rate, that is what we are going to try to do. That is the resolve of His Majesty's Government, every man of them.

3 COMMENTS

  1. Cepreramort says:

    We Shall Fight on the Beaches - The International Churchill Society

  2. Justin O. says:

    Boulogne and Calais were the scenes of desperate fighting. Only 30 unwounded survivors were brought off by the Navy, and we do not know the fate of their.

  3. Ben M. says:

    Churchill's 'We shall fight on the beaches' speech on 4 June is a eulogy to the British war effort that has been immortalised in popular memory of the.

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