Category Archives: The Most Famous Speeches

Winston Churchill’s – ‘The Few’

August 20, 1940 House of Commons On August 15, the crisis of the battle of Britain was reached. All the resources of Fighter Command in the South were used. The most difficult and dangerous period of the Battle of Britain … Continue reading

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Joseph V. Stalin’s Radio Broadcast, July 3, 1941

Comrades, citizens, brothers and sisters, men of our Army and Navy! My words are addressed to you, dear friends! The perfidious military attack by Hitlerite Germany on our Fatherland, begun on June 22, is continuing. In spite of the heroic … Continue reading

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s “Pearl Harbor Address to the Nation”

Mr. Vice President, Mr. Speaker, Members of the Senate, and of the House of Representatives: Yesterday, December 7th, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy — the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval … Continue reading

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Winston Churchill’s “Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat” Speech

First Speech as Prime Minister May 13, 1940 to House of Commons On May 10, 1940, Winston Churchill became Prime Minister. When he met his Cabinet on May 13 he told them that “I have nothing to offer but blood, … Continue reading

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Neville Chamberlain’s “Peace For Our Time” speech

“We, the German Führer and Chancellor, and the British Prime Minister, have had a further meeting today and are agreed in recognizing that the question of Anglo-German relations is of the first importance for our two countries and for Europe. … Continue reading

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