Freedom's Greatest Hero

Winston Spencer Churchill's refusal to cower to Adolf Hitler's overwhelming power raises him to among the greatest defenders of freedom in all history. The Normandy invasion and the subsequent liberation of millions of people in Western Europe occurred primarily because he took such a bold stand in the critical years before the invasion. More than 70 years later, his story is still an inspiration for freedom-loving people everywhere. Throughout the 1930s, Churchill warned that Hitler's rise had to be confronted before it was too late. His warnings went unheeded, leaving him a political outcast. By 1939, however, Hitler's war machine was rolling and Churchill'spredictions about him were becoming apparent. Churchill succeeded Neville Chamberlain as prime minister on May 10, 1940, the same day Hitler launched his offensive into Western Europe. Churchill commented that day, “I only hope that it is not too late.” In the dark days that followed, an...(Read Full Article)

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