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



  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

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Literary: correspondence and legal papers concerning a libel case brought by Eric O'Gowan (earlier Brigadier Eric Dorman-Smith) against WSC regarding WSC's coverage of O'Gowan's removal from the post of Deputy Chief of General Staff, Middle East, in volume 4 ("The Hinge of Fate") of his war memoirs ("The Second World War")., May 1953 - Jun 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/58A-B
Scope and Contents Principal correspondents: representatives of O'Gowan's solicitors, Louis C P Smith and Company; representatives of WSC's solicitors Nicholl, Manisty, Few and Company, his counsel Sir Hartley Shawcross, and his Irish solicitors Arthur Cox and Company. Other correspondents include: "Brookie", 1st Lord Alanbrooke [earlier Sir Alan Brooke]; Desmond Flower, director of Cassell and Company (2); "Bill" [1st Lord Camrose, earlier Sir William Berry, Editor-in-Chief] of the Daily Telegraph;...
Dates: May 1953 - Jun 1959
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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