Britain's Finest Hour Speech - Winston Churchill (1940)

In May of 1940, Nazi Germany launched a massive attack and swiftly conquered most of Western Europe. Britain suddenly found itself alone, facing a possible invasion by the powerful German military. On June 18th British Prime Minister Winston Churchill warned his nation of the dangers ahead and promised that, "if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say, 'This was their finest hour.'"

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