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Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)



  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Speeches: House of Commons., 03 Aug 1943 - 28 Oct 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/160
Scope and Contents Cutting from "The Times", reporting statement by WSC on the Campaign in Sicily, 3 Aug 1943 Published Complete Speeches VII, p.6816.Typescript speaking notes, [with handwritten annotations by WSC], with extract from "Hansard" and cutting from the "Yorkshire Post", for speech on the War Situation, 21 Sep 1943. Subjects covered include Campaigns in Italy, Russia, and the Pacific, the Battle of the Atlantic. the Quebec Conference and the death of Sir Kingsley Wood Published Complete Speeches...
Dates: 03 Aug 1943 - 28 Oct 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 27 Jul 1943 - 13 Oct 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/192A-C
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (27 July) on the fall of Mussolini including an assessment of his regime and the principles to be used in negotiations with Italy; and also on events and operations in the Soviet Union and the bombing of Germany. Also includes correspondence from 1st Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin, British Ambassador to the United States]; Francis Keenlyside [Assistant Secretary in charge of Shipping Policy]; Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the Cabinet]; and...
Dates: 27 Jul 1943 - 13 Oct 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open