November 16, 1934: Winston Churchill Warns of Nazi Germany

(I originally posted this at The American Catholic and I thought the Churchill mavens of Almost Chosen People might find it interesting.)

The things that you find on Youtube!  Churchill warning in a radio broadcast during the second year of Nazi rule of the threat posed by them to the peace of Europe.  Churchill tells a very old truth:  one side of a dispute embracing functional pacifism, short of abject surrender, will not make war less likely, but rather ensure the coming of war.

Bonus:  The actor Robert Hardy in 1986 gave a ninety minute presentation on Churchill.  In the below excerpt he talks about socialism and the impossibility of isolationism as a foreign policy for the United States:

Here is the text of Churchill’s radio broadcast of November 16, 1934: (more…)

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Published in: on February 19, 2014 at 5:30 am  Comments (3)  
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