Winston Churchill Reads His "Their Finest Hour" Speech Ca. 1940

Winston Churchill Reads His "Their Finest Hour" Speech Ca. 1940

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When the French government conceded defeat to Nazi Germany on June 18, 1940, British prime minister Winston Churchill announced in a speech to the House of Commons that Britain would continue to fight. More than 800 British fighter planes were ready to defend against the German Luftwaffe, which began air raids against Britain in July 1940. By May 1941 the Royal Air Force's superior tactics secured a victory in the Battle of Britain.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , WPA Film Library, , [1940]
Copyright Date: ©1940
Characteristics: video file,rda
1 online resource (1 video file (4 min., 23 sec.)) : sound
Additional Contributors: WPA Film Library
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