When Britain was about to defend itself and possibly be the last country to stand in the way of the German blitzkrieg, Winston Churchill called upon his countrymen to prove to the world that “this was their finest hour.”

For Nasdaq OMX Group, the launch of the first offering of Facebook shares to the public was a chance to display its prowess in handling the largest initial public offering and establish a shining moment in its history.

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