Churchill’s words: Choosing between War and Shame—and getting both.
It is frequently asked: What did Churchill say about those who trade honor for peace having in neither in the end?“War and Shame”
There are two quotations. The first was Churchill in a letter to Lloyd George on 13 August 1938, just before the Munich Conference, which led to World War II a year later.
I think we shall have to choose in the next few weeks between war and shame, and I have very little doubt what the decision will be.
Reference is Churchill by Himself, page 256, quoting Martin Gilbert, ed., The Churchill Documents, vol.…