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A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club.
The testing of the British Isles as never before. The heart of the people. An anecdote to illustrate the spirit of Britain, and its King: no doubts, no questionings, a certainty of the rightness of what they are doing. Defending their liberty. The philosophy of Hitler and his brutal confederates. What they have already done in Europe. The knowledge by the British people of the fate that awaits them, should Hitler succeed. A cherishing of liberty by the British. The British advancing their defence of liberty in their colonies and Dominions. The main purpose of the British Commonwealth as that of training for self-government. The conflict between a regimented dictatorship as it is today in Greater Germany and the development of an ever greater freedom for all peoples as it is today in the British Commonwealth of Nations. A tribute to Britain and the nations who joined her in her fight, especially after France collapsed and they could not count on her contribution. The certainty of victory when our material strength equals our spiritual strength. Canada's work in this war, with some details and figures. The Commonwealth Air Training Plan in Canada and throughout the Commonwealth. The speaker's visit to one of the air training schools. The names of the battles of this war and their symbolic significance. The Battle of Britain. The expected victory in the Battle of Britain.