Winston Churchill's "Be Ye Men of Valour" Radio Speech to British People

In his first radio broadcast to the British people on May 19, 1940, Winston Churchill attempts to give a positive report on the perilous situation in France. At the same time, he calls for "furious and unrelenting assault," stressing the "imperious need" for "more airplanes, more tanks, more shells, more guns." He talks about the looming threat of invasion and waging war until victory is won. Related Article: Darkest Hour: History vs. Hollywood

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