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70 Years Ago Today Churchill and the Finest Hour
The Aged P.com ^ | 18/06/10 | the Aged P

Posted on 06/18/2010 9:39:36 AM PDT by sussex

My parents listened to that broadcast sitting in their home in London. They never forgot it for the rest of their lives. Suddenly, they recalled, years later, Churchill’s stirring rhetoric at a time when things seemed totally lost, gave people a new sense of confidence – a feeling that, at last, after decades of weakness, the nation and its leader were at one with each other.

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TOPICS: History
KEYWORDS: churchill

1 posted on 06/18/2010 9:39:36 AM PDT by sussex
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To: sussex

“...Upon this battle depends the survival of Christian civilisation...”

Sadly, no politician today talks about culture or civilization, much less dares mention Christianity.


2 posted on 06/18/2010 9:50:45 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: sussex
"This was their finest hour."

I tear up when I hear him say this. Few men have ever "saved the world." Churchill was one of those. Winston was one of the greatest Americans ever.


3 posted on 06/18/2010 9:53:23 AM PDT by Onelifetogive (Flame away...)
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To: Onelifetogive

Winston Churchill and Barack Obama, in fact, have much in common.


4 posted on 06/18/2010 9:55:16 AM PDT by Mr. Lucky
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To: Mr. Lucky

tell us more.


5 posted on 06/18/2010 9:56:05 AM PDT by Tugo (San Miguel NB listener.)
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To: Mr. Lucky
Winston Churchill and Barack Obama, in fact, have much in common.

Like the fact that neither were elegible to be US President?

6 posted on 06/18/2010 9:56:50 AM PDT by Onelifetogive (Flame away...)
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To: sussex

Yes and the Commies in UK paid back their debt to Churchill in 1944. Lovely.


7 posted on 06/18/2010 10:02:47 AM PDT by TwoLegsGood ("...my sin is ever before me" - King David)
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To: Onelifetogive

Both had mothers who were American citizens, fathers who were British subjects and neither was eligible to be President, yes.


8 posted on 06/18/2010 10:08:13 AM PDT by Mr. Lucky
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