World War: After Dunkirk

Great Britain's eloquent Prime Minister Winston Churchill, last week in a fighting speech to Parliament (for its text see p. 26), admitted British losses of "over 30,000" men killed, wounded & missing, nearly 1,000 guns "and all our transport and all the armored vehicles that were with the Army of the North." But he said that the Royal Navy, "using nearly 1,000 ships of all kinds, carried over 335,000 men, French and British, from the jaws of death."

He concluded: "We shall not flag nor fail. We shall go on to the end. We...

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