WW 2 History Club. “Keep the British Isles Afloat”. “Arsenal of Democracy”. 833 Days. 26 - Dec - 2012. “All Aid Short of War”. “Keep out of foreign wars”. Today’s Goal.
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“Keep the British Isles Afloat”
“Arsenal of Democracy”
26 - Dec - 2012
“All Aid Short of War”
“Keep out of foreign wars”
For most people,
“the big three” of WWII refer to
In one of his most famous speeches, Churchill stated:
“Never in the field of human conflict has so much been owed by so many to so few”
Who are “the few”?
Are you sure?
1-Sep-1939: WWII starts
8-Dec-1941: US declares war on Japan
12-Dec-1941: Germany declares war on US
8-May-1945: VE Day
European War lasted 2076 days
US was not a true belligerent for first 833 days
“Never before in history have so few
brought so much suffering to so many”
Who were these men and how did they change history?
For many Americans, Murrow’s broadcasts were a trusted source of “unbiased”, up-to-the minute, news
27Jan’38 – 22Oct’40 (critical time?)
Two impatient men, an ocean apart, linking up and working with each other to save Britain