Churchill speech, “Owed to so few” 1940

Churchill was a great orator who could evoke powerful images and memorable quotes.

His 1940 speech to the House of Commons is no exception.

Deep in the Battle of Britain, Churchill wanted to give hope to British citizens that victory was possible.

We have included a copy of an excerpt from the speech as well as questions and answers.

Here is a link to the audio of the speech.

For more on this era check out our PowerPoints:

US History – Causes of WWII, World War II

World History – Europe Between the Wars, World War II

Simulation Games: