Tuesday, June 18, 2013

On this day in 1940: Churchill's "Finest Hour" speech

On this day in 1940: Churchill's "Finest Hour" speech: It was on this day in 1940, as France was about to surrender to the Nazis, that Winston Churchill gave his "Finest Hour" speech.

"Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves, 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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