WAR SPEECHES 1938-1945

London: Cassell and Company, 1941-1946. Compiled by Randolph S. Churchill. FIRST EDITIONS, FIRST STATE. Handsomely bound in navy half calf with twin red Morocco title labels and gilt lion motifs to spines, raised bands, matching cloth over boards, and topedge gilt. A fine set in handsome leather binding. Truly monumental collection of orations from Britain's wartime leader. INTO BATTLE contains the most memorable speeches of the war, from 'Blood, Toiul, Tears and Sweat' to his heroic homecoming at Harrow School.  UNRELENTING STRUGGLE covers the period from November 1940 through Pearl Harbor and the "some chicken, some neck" speech in Ottawa, December 1941.  END OF THE BEGINNING chronicles the turning point of the war, following victories at Alamein and Stalingrad, and the North Africa landings.  ONWARDS features speeches delivered prior to the invasion of Europe on June 6, 1944.  LIBERATION continues the 'hopeful' nature of the 1944 speeches, while VICTORY provides us with the final, triumphant war speeches.  The series concludes with the six SECRET SPEECHES. Very Fine / N/A. Item #10350

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