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