Churchill's stance towards the war

Churchill's stance towards the war

Churchill felt optimistic about Britain, and it's Empire's chances of success in the war. This was exaccerabted by the fact they were only fighting on a single front and Churchill had filled much of his cabinet with supporters.

But in the early months of his premiership there number of problems:

  • Evacuation of Dunkirk
  • Surrender of France 
  • Invasion of Belgium 
  • Invasion of Denmark
  • Invasion of Holland 
  • Invasion of Norway
  • Fear of Italy's entrance into the war (threatening the Suez canal)
  • Gold reserves running low
  • Threat to South Africa from Japan
  • Fear of large scale bombing of Britain 

Dunkirk, in particular, can be seen as a successful mission as 300,000 soldiers were safely evacuated from the beaches. However, it was also a large scale failure because 300,000 soldiers had to be evacuated in the first place. The evacuation also meant that the air defence of Britain was possible, becasue extra demands by

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Churchill's stance towards the war

Churchill's stance towards the war

Churchill felt optimistic about Britain, and it's Empire's chances of success in the war. This was exaccerabted by the fact they were only fighting on a single front and Churchill had filled much of his cabinet with supporters.

But in the early months of his premiership there number of problems:

  • Evacuation of Dunkirk
  • Surrender of France 
  • Invasion of Belgium 
  • Invasion of Denmark
  • Invasion of Holland 
  • Invasion of Norway
  • Fear of Italy's entrance into the war (threatening the Suez canal)
  • Gold reserves running low
  • Threat to South Africa from Japan
  • Fear of large scale bombing of Britain 

Dunkirk, in particular, can be seen as a successful mission as 300,000 soldiers were safely evacuated from the beaches. However, it was also a large scale failure because 300,000 soldiers had to be evacuated in the first place. The evacuation also meant that the air defence of Britain was possible, becasue extra demands by

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