NEWS FROM THE FRONT
No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do.
13th June, 1940 : For the last time Churchill meets Reynauld, who still supports resistance to the enemy to the last. In a desperate message to Roosevelt, Reynauld pleads for American help; the appeal asks the American president to ‘throw the weight of American power into the scales in order to save France, the advance guard of democracy’.