HMS Prince of Wales, 10 August 1941

The Atlantic Charter

HMS Prince of Wales, 10 August 1941: “I chose the hymns myself: “For Those in Peril on the Sea” and “Onward, Christian Soldiers.” We ended with “O God, Our Help in Ages Past”….Every word seemed to stir the heart. It was a great hour to live. Nearly half those who sang were soon to die.” -WSC, 1950

On 14 August 1941, Winston Churchill broadcasted a speech on the BBC discussing the Atlantic Charter.

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