Lord Beaverbrook demands second front at once 70 years ago today (1942)


Video: Beaverbrook speaks June 21, 1942 (at 7:01)

(Sunday, June 21, 1942) — A militant call for the immediate opening of a second front, coupled with the claim that the army is now adequately equipped to carry out a continental invasion, was voiced in Birmingham, England, today by Britain’s Lord Beaverbrook.

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