Respect

Sue’s touching tribute to Churchill on this VE day 2020. Let us remember those who fell so we could live. ❤

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

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A few years ago, I visited the little church of St Martin in  Bladon, close to Blenheim Palace, where, on November 30th 1874, a child had been born whose name would go down in history. I had come to pay my respects to a great man. Not a man who had an unblemished reputation, not a man who made no mistakes, nor a man who escaped the blame of the many prejudices of his time, but a very human man, full of faults, gifts and idiosyncrasies, who became the leader of a nation in time of need.

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“I say that in the long years to come not only will the people of this island but of the world, wherever the bird of freedom chirps in human hearts, look back to what we’ve done and they will say ‘do not despair, do not yield to violence and tyranny, march straightforward and…

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