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U-boats smashed, Atlantic War won says Churchill 70 years ago today (1943)


Video: 'The World At War: Wolf Pack U-Boats In The Atlantic 5/5' (June 30, 1943, at 8:38)

(Wednesday, June 30, 1943, during the Battle of the Atlantic, part of World War II) — British Prime Minister Winston Churchill said in a speech at Guild Hall in London today that the Allies had achieved a “total defeat” of the German U-boat attack in May and June, sinking more than 30 in May alone, and that Great Britain would fight until Japan submits or “bite the dust.”