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- Dec 23 American forces on Wake Island surrender to Japanese
- Dec 23 British troops overrun Benghazi, Libya
- Dec 23 Japan begins assault on Rangoon, Burma
Dec 30 In an emotional speech to the Canadian Parliament Winston Churchill states Britain will never surrender to "Hitler and his Nazi gang" and that "they have asked for total war. Let us make sure they get it". Afterwards Yousef Karsh captures him in his famous photograph, "The Roaring Lion".Read Article
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