Churchill And Friends


RRP £ 7.99

The drama of WWII in key wartime speeches by the allied leaders, actuality, song and music. 1 CD. Over 1 hour playing time.  

Cat. no.: GLMY110

Barcode: 5060088440148

Charting World War II in authentic speeches, sounds and song, CHURCHILL AND FRIENDS is a unique 25-track listening experience delivering all the drama, emotion and passion of a momentous time in world history. From the period immediately before Winston Churchill became Prime Minister to him addressing rejoiceful London crowds on VE-Day, his most stirring speeches and those of his friends and allies – General Montgomery, General Slim, General Eisenhower – are interwoven with the actual sounds of warfare and reportage from the home-front and from the furthest edge of the Empire to deliver a mini-overview of the conflict. Including, key Churchill wartime speeches, Ed Murrow reporting from war-torn Trafalgar Square, General Slim addressing the 14th Army, General Montgomery's D-Day Speech, commentary as British Forces cross the Rhine, announcement of victory at Monte Cassino, and much more.

All tracks sensitively restored and digitally re-mastered.

1. Bliss: March from ‘Things to Come’ - Arthur Bliss and the London Symphony Orchestra (1.06)
2. A Call To War - The Rt. Hon. Winston Churchill (4.14)
3. There’ll Always Be An England - Jack Payne and his Orchestra (3.18)
4. Be Ye Men Of Valour - The Rt. Hon. Winston Churchill (3.34)
5. Live Eye-Witness Account Of German Dive Bombers In The Channel (3.33)
6. Broadcast To The USA From Trafalgar Square - Ed Murrow, Reporter (1.58)
7. Their Finest Hour - The Rt. Hon. Winston Churchill (1.39)
8. The World Will Sing Again - Betty Driver (3.08)
9. The Crux Of The Whole War - The Rt. Hon. Winston Churchill (5.33)
10. Live Eye-Witness Account Of A Dog Fight Over The Channel (3.53)
11. Westward, Look! - The Rt. Hon. Winston Churchill (3.07)
12 This Is The Army, Mister Jones - Irving Berlin & Chorus (2.18)
13. The Opening Of The Battle Of El Alamein - Godfrey Talbot, Reporter (0.55)
14. End Of The Beginning - The Rt. Hon. Winston Churchill (3.47)
15. Broadcast From Naples: Victory At Monte Cassino, Italy - Ralph Howard, Reporter (2.03)
16. Addressing The 14th Army In Mandalay - General Slim (2.07)
17. Say A Prayer For The Boys Over There - Deanna Durbin (3.06)
18. Of All The Wars - The Rt. Hon. Winston Churchill (5.30)
19. D-Day Broadcast To The Allied Forces - General Eisenhower (1.43)
20. D-Day Address To The Allied Forces - General Montgomery (0.58)
21. Serves You Right (You Shouldn’t Have Joined) - George Formby (2.54)
22. Crossing The Rhine With The British Army - Wynford Vaughan Thomas, Reporter (2.03)
23. Adolf - Billy Cotton and his Orchestra (3.06)
24. Report On A Nazi Indoctrination Centre - Wynford Vaughan Thomas, Reporter (3.16)
25. This Is Your Victory - The Rt. Hon. Winston Churchill (2.57)



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