HRH Princess Elizabeth - now Queen - with a message of sympathy for the nation's children.
In October 1940 HRH Princess Elizabeth - the current Queen - made her first radio broadcast aged 14. It was a message of sympathy to the children of Britain and the Empire.
Listen to the Declaration of War from Neville Chamberlain the Prime Minister - 3rd September 1939
Declaration of War
PM Neville Chamberlain announces Britain is at war with Germany on 3 September 1939.