|Engagements card, September 1940
September 1940 was a key month for Churchill as this schedule shows. The Royal Air Force had managed to hold its own against the powerful German Luftwaffe, winning the Battle of Britain. But Hitler now changed tactics and began the wholesale bombing of London and other civilian centers. Churchill's engagements included, numerous cabinet meetings, speeches before the House of Commons, a radio broadcast, and more.
Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (105.2)© Crown copyright 1940, Archival Reference # CHAR 20/19/3
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