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BBC News – Churchill changed ‘finest’ speech in World War II


It’s probably one of those defining moments in British history, when the Prime Minister, Winston Churchill – barely six weeks in the job, don’t forget – stood in the House of Commons to make this speech.

I knew the more famous broadcast version was subtly different, but it’s nice to know the man was fettling the original right up to the last minute in the House.