|Extract from speaking notes for broadcast by Winston Churchill, February 9, 1941
In this famous speech broadcast over the BBC, Churchill recites the poem included in President Roosevelt's recent letter -Longfellow's "The Building of a Ship." Churchill ends this broadcast with an explicit message to Roosevelt in the heartfelt plea, "Give us the tools, and we will finish the job."
Churchill Papers, Churchill
Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (113) © Crown copyright
1941, Archival Reference # CHAR 9/150A/51