Winston Churchill Broadcast - Finest Hour Speech
In one of his most famous broadcasts to the nation, Prime Minister Winston Churchill outlines the seriousness of the situation after the fall of France. He calls on Britain, the Empire and the Commonwealth to prepare to take on Nazi Germany on behalf of the rest of the world. Out of 2,936 RAF pilots who flew at least one authorised operational sortie between July and October 1940, 595 came from other parts of Europe, the Empire or the Commonwealth.
Originally broadcast 18 June 1940.