At the end of WWII, with a Conservative Party defeat in the 1945 general election, Winston Churchill became leader of the British opposition.

Midst the developing Cold War with the Soviet Union, Churchill warned of an “iron curtain” of Soviet influence in Europe and promoted European unity.


In this inspiring 1950 election speech, Churchill demonstrated his superb oratorical skill


Here is an excerpt from his famous speech of June 1940 after the fall of France and the Dunkirk evacuation.