Churchill's Speech 'We Shall Fight On The Beaches'

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Brittney Perrodin
S. Martinez
English IV, 1st Hour
4-24-16
Key Individuals in World War II World War II had many influential leaders. Some more influential than others, but two of the most influential leaders were Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill. Both men showed exquisite leadership skills and strategic foresight for war. Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill were important leaders during WWII, whose leadership allowed for the defeat of Hitler. Franklin Delanore Roosevelt was a phenomenal leader. He had a strong character and a confidence that kept people going during the war. Everyday he would do Fireside Chats. Fireside chats were radio broadcast that provided a way for Franklin Roosevelt to inform everyone in the
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Churchill had a type of personality that he wasn 't scared of anyone, his multiple speeches to the House of Commons is what made him such a critical part in World War II. One of his most famous speeches was called “We Shall Fight on the Beaches.” In this speech he addressed how British would fight all over the country and from all over the Empire to defend themselves. What he said in this speech is that no matter what Britain would not give up, they would fight till the end. “Churchill’s power to inspire, his strategic foresight, his driving passion, and his unstoppable personality were the core qualities that made him an effective leader and statesman. (Churchill Centre 4)
The alliances made between England and the United States are known to be one of the best alliances in history. The US and Britain were in alliance with Russia and a few other countries, but the US, Britain, and Russia were the three main countries that helped defeat Hitler. These three countries were the masterminds behind the infamous Operation Overlord. These three countries were able to implement the biggest amphibious mission in history (US Entry and Alliance

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