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Jan 20, 1940

In a speech admonishing neutral nations to support the Allied cause, Winston Churchill, Britain's first lord of the admiralty, claims, "Each one hopes that if he feeds the crocodile enough, the crocodile will eat him last." Churchill also denounces the Soviet Union's invasion of Finland.

Theater:  European Theater

ItemType:  Person

Source:  Wesley Hellyar

Date Added: 2011-01-20

Tags: Churchill, Speech

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