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Quotation:

"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost..."

Long quote:

"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender."

Winston Churchill (1874-1965) British statesman, orator, soldier, historian, writer and artist

defend (verb): protect from harm; fight back against an attacker
island (noun): land surrounded entirely by water
beaches (noun): the area between land and sea
surrender (verb): stop fighting; submit to an attacker

Contributor: Josef Essberger