Ascension : Battle Of Britain Day - 15th September Submitted by The Islander (Gavin Yon) 14.09.2006 (Article Archived on 28.09.2006)
The Battle of France is over. The Battle of Britain is about to begin. Upon this battle depends the survival of Christian civilization.
The Battle of France is over.The Battle of Britain is about to begin.Upon this battle depends the survival of Christian civilization. The whole fury and might of the enemy must very soon be turned on us.Hitler knows that he will have to break us in this island or lose the war…Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duty, and so bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth lasts for a thousand years, men will still say, 'Thiswastheirfinesthour'.
Winston Churchill, speaking in the House of Commons (11 June 1940)