(MIRROR) — David Cameron will plead for Britain to stay in the EU and help prevent the Continent being ripped apart by another conflict.
Mr Cameron will highlight the UK’s role in bringing peace to Europe as he hits the referendum campaign trail.
Both the Prime Minister and his Brexit -backing Tory rival Boris Johnson make speeches this morning in the countdown to the June 23 vote.
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Mr Cameron will refer to Britain’s role in “pivotal moments in European history: Blenheim, Trafalgar, Waterloo, our country’s heroism in the Great War and, most of all, our lone stand in 1940”.