Queen Elizabeth's 'World War III' Speech

Britain's National Archives released text from part of a 1983 Cold War exercise.
0:44 | 08/01/13

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Fascinating piece of -- just been revealed in London speech written for Queen Elizabeth. During the Cold War written in 1983. In the event that nuclear war broke out. The script was saved from the national archives and in -- the queen never mentions the Soviet Union but rallies the British saying and I quote. Our brave country must begin prepare itself to survive against great odds and quote she went on to say. The qualities that help the British survive the first two world wars would give him through the third it shows if nothing out just how seriously. World leaders took that -- -- and go back in 1983. Remember the day after that movie tell -- -- it was a different time. Fascinating stuff really is chilling tale indeed.

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