An Analysis Of Winston Churchill's Their Finest Hour Speech

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An Analysis of Churchill 's "Their Finest Hour" Speech Sir Winston Churchill was born to an aristocratic family in 1874, and he was the prime minister of the United Kingdom. Before becoming the prime minister of the United Kingdom, Churchill had a long career timeline. Churchill was a devoted citizen who loved and valued his country; and his entire previous career paved the way for him to take over the position of prime minister on May 10, 1940. The time on which Winston Churchill had delivered his "Their Finest Hour" speech was a time when Europe had witnessed the defeat of the French to the Germans. Churchill 's speech aimed at giving hope to the people and motivating them to keep fighting against the German army. Churchill delivered his speech at a time when all the European countries were suffering from "the atrocities of the second world war." Churchill wanted to make sure that his people were not going to give up, he gave them hope, and he wanted them to know that they have a high chance of gaining victory. On June 18, 1940, Winston Churchill delivered his famous "Their Finest Hour" speech to the House of Commons. Churchill dedicated a huge part of his speech to giving a full account of what was going on in Europe and of the latest developments of…show more content…
Churchill stated that what he was saying was not aiming at " recrimination", and all he wanted was to give the people a clear image of England 's situation. Churchill continues his speech by telling his people that instead of worrying about the past, they rather be thinking about the future, and about all the things they could do to gain victory. As Churchill says: "of this I am quite sure, that if we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find that we have lost the future." Churchill also talked about how the people should obey their leaders and trust that were doing what was the best for
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