Fifty Years Hence

The great mass of human beings, absorbed in the toils, cares and activities of life,…

Every Man to His Post

On 5 September the Luftwaffe switched tactics. Suddenly the weight of enemy attack was concentrated…

The Lights are Going Out

I avail myself with relief of the opportunity of speaking to the people of the…

The Old Lion

I am grateful, President Valentine, for the honour which you have conferred upon me in…

’Give Us the Tools’

Wendell Willkie, the Republican candidate in the previous November’s presidential elections, arrived in Britian in…

A Hush Over Europe

Churchill makes one final effort to arouse the Great Republic from its reveries, barely four…

Penny-in-the-Slot Politics

There is one aspect of modern life which has struck me very much lately, and…

Mass Effects in Modern Life

Is the march of events ordered and guided by eminent men, or do our leaders…

Declaration of Honorary Citizen of United States of America

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS Sir Winston Churchill,…

Victory in Europe

The armed forced of Germany surrendered unconditionally on 7 May. Hostilities in Europe ended officially…

The Invasion of France

The House should, I think, take formal cognisance of the liberation of Rome by the…

’Never Give In!’

for the second time as Prime Minister Churchill visited his alma mater.For the traditional School…

Some chicken; some neck

It is with feelings of pride and encouragement that I find myself here in the…

’The Few’

As the Battle of Britian reached its climax in the skies over southern Britian, Churchill…

War of the Unkown Warriors

During the last fortnight the British Navy, in addition to blockading what is left of…

’This Was Their Finest Hour’

I spoke the other day of the colossal military disaster which occurred when the French…

We Shall Fight on the Beaches

From the moment that the French defenses at Sedan and on the Meuse were broken…

Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat

I beg to move, That this House welcomes the formation of a Government representing the…

Sinews of Peace (Iron Curtain)

I am glad to come to Westminster College this afternoon, and am complimented that you…

A House of Many Mansions

Everyone wonders what is happening about the war. For several months past the Nazis have…

War Speech

In this solemn hour it is a consolation to recall and to dwell upon our…

Neville Chamberlain

Since we last met, the House has suffered a very grievous loss in the death…

Be Ye Men of Valour

I speak to you for the first time as Prime Minister in a solemn hour…

Atlantic Charter

Source: “The Atlantic Charter,” National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the Office of Government…