Frank Knox quotes

If future generations ask us what we are fighting for [in World War Two], we shall tell them the story of Lidice.
After the German massacre of civilians in the Czech village of Lidice in June 1942 in reprisal for the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich.

About Frank Knox

Frank Knox
William Franklin "Frank" Knox was an American newspaper editor and publisher. He was also the Republican vice presidential candidate in 1936, and Secretary of the Navy under Franklin D. Roosevelt during most of World War II. Wikipedia
January 1, 1874, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
April 28, 1944, Washington, D.C., United States