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“We Shall Fight on the Beaches”: Wise Words in 1940 and 2021 ^

Posted on 01/08/2021 8:46:02 AM PST by WTanner1776

Even though large tracts of Europe and many old and famous States have fallen or may fall into the grip of the Gestapo and all the odious apparatus of Nazi rule, we shall not flag or fail. We shall go on to the end. We shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air, we shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be. We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender, and if, which I do not for a moment believe, this island or a large part of it were subjugated and starving, then our Empire beyond the seas, armed and guarded by the British Fleet, would carry on the struggle, until, in God’s good time, the New World, with all its power and might, steps forth to the rescue and the liberation of the old.”

When Churchill gave this speech to Parliament, England was facing its darkest hour. Its Army, although rescued from Dunkirk, had been thoroughly beaten in France, almost all of Europe had fallen to fascism or communism, and invasion of the British Isles appeared imminent.

So, in the face of those fearful odds, what did Churchill do? Did he negotiate and try to compromise with evil, taking the easy way out? No. He stood and fought.

When the times that try men’s souls became the present, Churchill inspired his countrymen to fight the Nazi menace, whatever the cost...

Times are not so different for conservatives today. These might be the darkest days since the Civil War for those of us that truly love America.

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TOPICS: History; Politics
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1 posted on 01/08/2021 8:46:02 AM PST by WTanner1776
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2 posted on 01/08/2021 8:56:02 AM PST by Larry Lucido (Donate! Don't just post clickbait!)
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