Stanley Baldwin Quote

It is not the case that Germany is rapidly approaching equality with us. Her real strength is not fifty per cent. of our strength in Europe today.


Responding to claims from Winston Churchill on the size of Germany's air force in a House of Commons debate (28 November 1934); published in Hansard, House of Commons, 5th series, vol. 295, col. 882.

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It is not the case that Germany is rapidly approaching equality with us. Her real strength is not fifty per cent. of our strength in Europe today.

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It is not the case that Germany is rapidly approaching equality with us. Her real strength is not fifty per cent. of our strength in Europe today.

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It is not the case that Germany is rapidly approaching equality with us. Her real strength is not fifty per cent. of our strength in Europe today.

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It is not the case that Germany is rapidly approaching equality with us. Her real strength is not fifty per cent. of our strength in Europe today.