In a few weeks, Sotheby’s will be auctioning the draft of a speech delivered by King George the VI, announcing England’s entry into the Second World War.

The document is dated 25 August 1939, that is to say one week before the III Reich invaded Poland.

It would thus appear that, contrary to the official version, the UK did not go to war because Germany invaded Poland, which only served as a pretext, but for other reasons.

It’s too long-winded ! What George VI’s adviser thought of early draft of the King’s Speech”, by William Turvill, Daily Mail, November 24th 2013.

Alizée Ville