SPEECH: Winston Churchill, “Their Finest Hour,” June 18, 1940

This speech was one of the three great speeches given by Winston Churchill during the period commonly referred to as the Battle of France. The first of these is referred to as the “Blood, toil, tears, and sweat” speech of May 13, 1940, given immediately after Germany began its invasion of the Low Countries and France.  The second is the “We shall fight on the beaches” speech, given on June 4, 1940, following the desperate …

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