“A masterful new film shows how Churchill saved the world from Nazi Germany in May of 1940” [VIDEO]

TOWNHALL
Civilization’s ‘Darkest Hour’ Hits the Silver Screen
by Victor Davis Hanson
December 28, 2017

The new film Darkest Hour offers the diplomatic side to the recent action movie Dunkirk. The story unfolds with the drama of British prime minister Winston Churchill’s assuming power during the Nazi invasion of France in May 1940. Churchill’s predecessor, the sickly Neville Chamberlain, had lost the confidence of the English people and the British government. His appeasement of Adolf Hitler and the disastrous first nine months of World War II seemed to have all but lost Britain the war. Churchill was asked to become prime minister on the very day that Hitler invaded France, Belgium, and the Netherlands. The armies of all three democracies — together larger than Germany’s invading forces — collapsed within days or a few weeks. READ MORE

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