New Year’s Toast 1942

Churchill-Toast26th August 1946: Former British prime minister Winston Churchill and his wife Clementine make a toast upon their arrival in Switzerland. (© Photo by Keystone/Getty Images.)‘Here’s to 1942, here’s to a year of toil—a year of struggle and peril, and a long step forward towards victory. May we all come through safe and with honour.’

– Winston S Churchill, 1 January 1942. On a train from Ottawa to Washington, D.C., Churchill made this New Year’s toast to staff and reporters after summoning them to the dining car.

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