Two political facts dominated Europe's news last week. One was the might and mass of Russia's rush upon Germany through Poland. The other was the voice of a 70-year-old man, defending before a Parliament of free men his course in the politics of war and liberation. Prime Minister Winston Churchill spoke primarily to Britons. But he was also addressing the U.S. and the world.

He touched on Britain's policy in Italy and Yugoslavia. He reviewed the course of the war in all theaters and reasserted the slogan of unconditional surrender. But the heart of his speech was his defense...

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