This morning the British Ambassador in Berlin handed the German government a final note speaking that unless we heard from them by 11 o’clock, that they were prepared at once to withdraw their took from po. The state of war would exist between us. I have to tell you now that no such undertaking has been received and that consequently this country is at war with Germany.
Fight in France, which will fight on the sea and oceans. We should fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air. Fish will defend our island. Whatever the cross may be, fish will fight on the beaches. Which will fight under ending grounds. We shall fight in the fields and in the streets, which will fight in the hills, which shall never surrender.
And if, which I do not for a moment, believe this island or large part of it, but subjugated and starving in our empire beyond the seeds, armed and guarded by the British. Would carry on the struggle until in God’s good time, the new world with all its power might steps to the rescue and the liberation of.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much old by so many to so human. All our hearts go out to the fighter pilots. Those brilliant actions receive with our own eyes day after day. I hope. Indeed, I pray. That we shall not be found unworthy of our victory. If after and tribulation it is for the rest we have to victory Is.
Yesterday, December 7th, 1941. A date which will live in infamy, United States of America, was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.
Soldiers, sailors and airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force, you are about to embark upon the great crusade toward which we have striven. These many months. The eyes of the world are upon you, the hopes and prayers of liberty loving people everywhere. March with you in company with our brave allies and brothers in arms.
On other front you will bring about the destruction of the German war machine. The. Not secure the overly oppressed people of Europe and security for ourselves in a free world.