Winston Churchill visits West Yorkshire, where he inspects a trench and mortar digging crew, is given a Heil Hitler salute by a soldier dressed in German army uniform and makes a speech to a large crowd in Bradford.
SLATE INFORMATION: PM IN FORM AT BRADFORD Mr Churchill makes rousing open air speech after visit to North Eastern battle school
ENGLAND: West Yorkshiore: Bradford:
LV Churchill and Mary Churchill and Military party inspecting trench mortar and crew. SV Mary in ATS Officer's uniform talking with officer. Semi side view Mrs. Churchill with Mr. Churchill, Mary behind, pan to soldier in German uniform. SV soldier in German uniform does 'Heil Hitler" salute pan to Mr. & Mrs. Churchill laughing. Long side view Mr. & Mrs. Churchill watching troops scrambling over wall pan to BV troops running, helmets camouflaged with bits of trees. SBV Mr. & Mrs. Churchill looking over wall. LT side view four soldiers firing two Bren guns. SFV Mary and officer walking away from wall.
GT side view mass crowd outside Bradford Town Hall pan to Churchill and party on balcony. SV Churchill speaks, Mary and Mrs. Churchill on left..(Nat. sd.).. and LBV crowd in fore-ground.
GV Churchill on balcony talking, crowd in f-d. SCU Churchill talking. GT side view crowd clapping and cheering, and singing "For He's a Jolly Good Fellow." SV Conductor cheering. LV conductor calling for cheer for "young Winston - Mary bows, and crowd cheers.
SV..."Now we have just passed through the month of November, usually a month of fogs and gloom, but on the whole, a month I have liked a good deal better than some other months we have seen during the course of this present unpleasantness.
GV..."But what I have felt during this month, when so much fighting has been going on by the British and Americans, what I have felt, has been a feeling of gladness that we, too are engaging the enemy closely and not leaving an undue burden to be borne by the Russians, who have carried this immense struggle through the whole of this year and a large part of, last year."
SCU..." But our enemies are powerful. They consider that they will have the strength to wear us out even if they cannot beat us down. Their hope is now to prolong the struggle so that perhaps differences will arise between friends and allies, so that perhaps democracies whom they despise and whom they under-rate will weary of the war - all these are their hopes.
"So I say to you all here in Bradford what I said when I was here nearly 30 years ago - 'When we have these taunts, when we have these threats, these menaces of the foe - let us go forward together and put these grave matters to the proof."
Natural sound of crowd clapping and cheering and singing "For He' a Jolly Good Fellow." Conductor calling for cheers for Mr. Churchill and Mary.
Personalities - Politicians; Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874-1965), Military - Active; Great Britain; World War II; Second World War
Background: Winston Churchill visits West Yorkshire, where he inspects a trench and mortar digging crew, is given a Heil Hitler salute by a soldier dressed in German army uniform and makes a speech to a large crowd in Bradford.