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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:


Public and Political: General: Personal Office: Correspondence C - D., 11 Sep 1914 - 29 Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/364
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Richard Casey [Australian Minister for Supply and Development]; John Boland, General Secretary, Catholic Truth Society, on allegations in the United States press on WSC's opposition to the entry of the United States into the First World War (3); Sir Charles Petrie on using letters by WSC in his biography of Sir Austen Chamberlain (2); Neville Chamberlain, Prime Minister, on speaking in the House of Commons; Sir Evan Charteris on WSC's broadcast (1 October ["The First...
Dates: 11 Sep 1914 - 29 Dec 1939
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Speeches: House of Commons: speech notes and other material., 23 May 1940 - 04 Jul 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/140A-B
Scope and Contents Statement by WSC (23 May) on fighting in France. Also includes relevant extract from Hansard. Published: Complete Speeches VI p 6223.Hansard copy of statement by WSC (28 May) on the fall of Belgium. Published: Complete Speeches VI pp 6223-4.Notes for WSC's speech (4 June) entitled "Wars are not won by evacuations" on the fall of Belgium, the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk [France] and the successes of the RAF. Speech includes the phrase "We shall fight on the...
Dates: 23 May 1940 - 04 Jul 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open