WINSTON CHURCHILL IN 1938 AND 1939 ON EUROPEAN AFFAIRS – by Donal Kennedy

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On October 5 1938, following the  Munich Agreement, with which he DID NOT agree, Winston Churchill addressed the House of Commons. You may find some of his comments interesting –

“We are in the presence of a disaster of the first magnitude which has befallen  Great Britain and France. Do not let us blind ourselves to that. It must now be accepted that all the countries of Central and Eastern Europe will make the best terms they can with the triumphant  Nazi power……….

Again, what happened in Warsaw?  The British and French Ambassadors  visited the Foreign Minister, Colonel Beck, or sought to visit him, in order to ask him for some mitigation in the harsh measures being pursued against Czechoslovakia about Teschen. The door was shut in their faces The French Ambassador was not even given an audience and the British Ambassador was given a curt reply by a political director. .The whole matter was described in the Polish press as a political indiscretion committed by those two powers and we are today reading of the success of Colonel Beck’s blow. I am not forgetting, I must say, that it is less than twenty years since British and French bayonets rescued Poland from the bondage of a century and a half.I think it a sorry episode in the history of that country, for whose freedom and rights so many of us have had warm and long sympathy.” 

HAS  LIZ TRUSS, BEN WALLACE, GENERAL SIR PATRICK SANDERS, OR  ANY MAIN STREAM MEDIA COMMENTATOR REALISED THAT WINSTON CHURCHILL RECKONED THAT POLAND’S GOVERNMENT MADE A PACT WITH HITLER IN 1934 AND SEIZED CZECH TERRITORY IN 1938 AND THAT THE PUBLIC ARE TODAY BEING GIVEN A FALSIFIED ACCOUNT OF THE ORIGIN OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR  AND HOW MOST OF EUROPE WAS FREED FROM THE NAZIS BY THE SOVIET UNION?

On April 13 1939 following the Italian invasion of Albania, Churchill said-

“if peace is to be preserved there seem to be two main steps which I trust are already being taken or will be taken with more decision immediately. The first, of course, is the full inclusion of Soviet Russia in our defensive peace bloc.”

 

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