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The way we were: sunlit uplands

Johnson was far from the first to promise them

By Ian Irvine   November 2019

Churchill got there first

194Winston Churchill addresses the nation on the radio:

“Hitler knows that he will have to break us in this island or lose the war. If we can stand up to him, all Europe may be free and the life of the world may move forward into broad, sunlit uplands. But if we fail, then the whole world, including the United States, including all that we have known and cared for, will sink into the abyss of a new Dark Age made more sinister, and perhaps…

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