Churchill addresses Congress
19th May 1943: In a rousing speech that was widely covered around the world Churchill speaks of the British-American alliance and their confident progress
Winston Churchill had first addressed the US Congress in December 1941, very soon after America had entered the war. Then he had been defiant. At the time, the prospects for the war ahead had seemed daunting for many. Now he had a confident and positive story to tell.
I do not intend to be responsible for any suggestion that the war is won or that it will soon be over. That it will be won by us I am sure. But how and when cannot be foreseen, still less foretold.
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