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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 160 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: miscellaneous correspondence, A-E, and correspondence on the Life magazine serialisation, of WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War")., Mar 1948 - Jul 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/52A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall (4); Brigadier Hugh Harlock [Australian Army Representative in the United Kingdom] on accounts of the Australian Army's part in the war; William Deakin (2); Robert Mason (Foreign Office); George Crosfield; Count Edmund Carton de Wiart (2); Andre de Staercke [Secretary to Prince Charles, Regent of Belgium]; Olive Muir (4); Arthur Birse [one of WSC's wartime interpreters] thanking WSC for mentioning him; Robert Marshall [Private...
Dates: Mar 1948 - Jul 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Appendices: Copy and provisional proofs., 20 May 1938 - 20 Feb 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/112
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of the appendices to Volume 1 including: Appendix A "A Conversation with Count [Dino] Grandi" [Italian Ambassador to Britain]; Appendix B "A Note on the Fleet Air Arm"; Appendix D "My Statement on the Occasion of the Deputation of Conservative Members of Both Houses to the Prime Minister, July 28 1936"; Appendix F "Tables of Naval Strength, September 3 1939"; Appendix G "Minute of September 12 1939, Plan 'Catherine'"; Appendix H "New Construction and...
Dates: 20 May 1938 - 20 Feb 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Appendices etc.: Proofs for and notes by [George] Gordon Allen., 06 Nov 1947 - 25 Mar 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/139A-B
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs annotated with comments and suggestions by [George] Gordon Allen of the following appendices to volume 1: Appendix A "A Conversation with Count [Dino] Grandi" [Italian Ambassador to Britain]; Appendix B "A Note on the Fleet Air Arm"; Appendix C "Memorandum on Supply Organisation"; Appendix D "My Statement on the Occasion of the Deputation of Conservative Members of Both Houses to the Prime Minister, July 28 1936"; Appendix F "Tables of Naval Strength,...
Dates: 06 Nov 1947 - 25 Mar 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Book 2: Master copy proofs., 26 Mar 1948 - 21 Jul 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/120
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs of: Chapter 22 "War"; Chapter 23 "The Admiralty Task"; Chapter 24 "The Ruin of Poland"; Chapter 25 "War Cabinet Problems"; Chapter 26 "The Front in France"; Chapter 27 "The Combat Deepens"; Chapter 28 "The Magnetic Mine"; Chapter 29 "The Action off the River Plate"; Chapter 30 "Scandinavia. Finland"; Chapter 31 "A Dark New Year"; Chapter 32 "Before the Storm"; Chapter 33 "The Clash at Sea" (provisionally entitled "The Clash of the Fleets"); Chapter 34 "Narvik"; Chapter...
Dates: 26 Mar 1948 - 21 Jul 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Chapter 33 "The Clash at Sea": Copy and provisional proofs., 12 Apr 1940 - 17 Dec 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/106
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 33 entitled "The Clash at Sea" (provisionally entitled "Hitler Invades Norway" and "The Clash of the Fleets"), annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including: WSC, William Deakin and Sir Edward Marsh.Also includes source material including: a copy of a letter from King George VI congratulating WSC on the Navy's work at counter-acting the German offensive in Scandinavia (1940).Most of the material in the file...
Dates: 12 Apr 1940 - 17 Dec 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Chapter 34 "Narvik": Copy and provisional proofs., 15 Nov 1947 - 22 Dec 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/107
Scope and Contents

Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 34 entitled "Narvik" (provisionally entitled "The Campaign in Norway" and "The Norwegian Campaign"), annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including: WSC, William Deakin, Sir Edward Marsh, [George] Gordon Allen, and [?] Charles Wood.Also includes a note from Martin Gilbert (1963).

Dates: 15 Nov 1947 - 22 Dec 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Chapter 35 "Trondheim" [Norway]: Copy and provisional proofs., 18 Apr 1940 - 13 Jan 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/108
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 35 entitled "Trondheim" (provisionally entitled "The Norwegian Campaign"), annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including: WSC, William Deakin, Sir Edward Marsh, and Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], WSC's secretary.Also includes source material including: War Cabinet notes by Hastings Ismay, Deputy Secretary (Military) to the War Cabinet, summarizing the general conception of operations in Norway,...
Dates: 18 Apr 1940 - 13 Jan 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Chapter 36 "Frustration in Norway": Copy and provisional proofs., 01 May 1940 - 11 Feb 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/109
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 36 entitled "Frustration in Norway" (provisionally entitled "Norway - Defeat", "Failure in Norway" and "The Curtain Falls on Norway"), annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including: WSC, William Deakin and Sir Edward Marsh.Also includes source material including: copy of a note by Neville Chamberlain, Prime Minister, on the modification of the defence organisation, including the Military Co-ordination...
Dates: 01 May 1940 - 11 Feb 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Chapter 37 "Norway: The Final Phase": Copy and provisional proofs., 23 Dec 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/110
Scope and Contents

Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 37 entitled "Norway: The Final Phase" (provisionally entitled "The Curtain Falls on Norway"), annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including: WSC, William Deakin and Sir Edward Marsh.

Dates: 23 Dec 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Chapters 17, 33 - 37: 'Final' proofs., 06 Apr 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/122
Scope and Contents

Includes galley proofs of: Chapter 17 "The Tragedy of Munich" [Germany]; Chapter 33 "The Clash at Sea" (provisionally entitled "The Clash of the Fleets"); Chapter 34 "Narvik"; Chapter 35 "Trondheim"; Chapter 36 "Frustration in Norway"; Chapter 37 "Norway. The Final Phase". Annotated with comments and suggestions by individuals including WSC, William Deakin and ? [George] Gordon Allen.

Dates: 06 Apr 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Chapters 22 - 31: 'Returned empties'., 25 Nov 1947 - 16 Feb 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/115A-J
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of: Chapter 22 "War"; Chapter 23 "The Admiralty Task"; Chapter 24 "The Ruin of Poland"; Chapter 25 "War Cabinet Problems"; Chapter 26 "The Front in France"; Chapter 27 "The Combat Deepens"; Chapter 28 "The Magnetic Mine"; Chapter 29 "The Action off the River Plate"; Chapter 30 "Scandinavia. Finland"; Chapter 31 "A Dark New Year". Annotated with comments and suggestions by various individuals including WSC, William Deakin and [George] Gordon Allen.Also...
Dates: 25 Nov 1947 - 16 Feb 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Chapters 28 - 33: Proofs for Sir Edward Marsh., 04 Nov 1947 - 25 Mar 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/129A-B
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs annotated with comments and suggestions by Sir Edward Marsh of the following chapters: Chapter 28 "The Magnetic Mine"; Chapter 29 "The Action off the River Plate"; Chapter 30 "Scandinavia. Finland"; Chapter 31 "A Dark New Year"; Chapter 32 "Before the Storm"; Chapter 33 "The Clash at Sea" (provisionally entitled "The Clash of the Fleets" and "Hitler Invades Norway"); Chapter 34 "Narvik"; Chapter 35 "Trondheim" (provisionally entitled "The Norwegian Campaign....
Dates: 04 Nov 1947 - 25 Mar 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Chapters 31 - 37: Proofs for and notes by [George] Gordon Allen., 17 Nov 1947 - 15 Mar 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/138
Scope and Contents Includes typescript, manuscript and galley proofs annotated with comments and suggestions by [George] Gordon Allen of the following chapters: Chapter 27 "The Combat Deepens" (provisionally entitled "Progress of the Conflict"); Chapter 31 "A Dark New Year"; Chapter 32 "Before the Storm"; Chapter 33 "The Clash at Sea" (provisionally entitled "Hitler Invades Norway" and "The Clash of the Fleets"); Chapter 34 "Narvik"; Chapter 35 "Trondheim"; Chapter 36 "Frustration in Norway" (provisionally...
Dates: 17 Nov 1947 - 15 Mar 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Chapters 32 - 38: "Returned empties"., 09 Jan 1948 - 31 Mar 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/116
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of: Chapter 32 "Before the Storm"; Chapter 33 "The Clash at Sea" (provisionally entitled "The Clash of the Fleets"); Chapter 34 "Narvik"; Chapter 35 "Trondheim"; Chapter 36 "Frustration in Norway" (provisionally entitled "Failure in Norway" and "The Curtain Falls"); Chapter 37 "Norway. The Final Phase" (provisionally entitled "The Curtain Falls on Norway"); Chapter 38 "The Fall of the Government". Annotated with comments and suggestions by various...
Dates: 09 Jan 1948 - 31 Mar 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Chapters 34 - 38 and Appendices: Proofs for Sir Edward Marsh., 04 Nov 1947 - 19 Feb 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/130
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs annotated with comments and suggestions by Sir Edward Marsh of the following chapters: Chapter 33 "The Clash at Sea" (provisionally entitled "Hitler Invades Norway"); Chapter 34 "Narvik" (provisionally entitled "The Norwegian Campaign" and "The Campaign in Norway"); Chapter 35 "Trondheim"; Chapter 36 "Frustration in Norway" (provisionally entitled "Norway. Defeat" and "Failure in Norway" and "The Curtain Falls on Norway"); Chapter 37 "Norway. The Final Phase"; Chapter...
Dates: 04 Nov 1947 - 19 Feb 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Minutes etc.: 'Superseded' proofs., 04 Sep 1947 - 02 Dec 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/123A-C
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs from: Appendix II "First Lord's Minutes" (September 1939 - May 1940, not all published); Chapter 23 "The Admiralty Task"; Chapter 27 "The Combat Deepens" (provisionally entitled "Progress of the Conflict"); Chapter 32 "Before the Storm"; Chapter 33 "The Clash at Sea" (provisionally entitled "The German Attack on Norway" and "Hitler Invades Norway"). Annotated with comments and suggestions by individuals including WSC, William Deakin, "Tommy", Commander...
Dates: 04 Sep 1947 - 02 Dec 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Norwegian campaign: Material., 25 Nov 1939 - 06 Jun 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/142
Scope and Contents Includes notes and correspondence concerning research and corrections for Volume 1 of "The Second World War" by individuals including: WSC on subjects including operations in Trondheim and Bergen; Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall on subjects including the campaign in Narvik, from the interrogation of General Nicholas von Falkenhorst [commander of German forces in Norway] and the report of General Eduard Dietl [commander of German land forces in Norway], and commenting on Chapter 34...
Dates: 25 Nov 1939 - 06 Jun 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Notes and comments by Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall., 23 Aug 1939 - 23 Sep 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/140A-B
Scope and Contents Includes notes and correspondence concerning research and corrections for Volume 1 of "The Second World War" by Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall on subjects including: German air strength; Soviet aid to Germany, 1920 - 1932; the British military mission to Moscow [Soviet Union], 1939; air defence; the French Air Force; the Graf Spee; the defences of Scapa Flow [Orkney, Scotland]; French rearmament 1930 - 1939; the British Expeditionary Force; Finland; the rearmament survey of...
Dates: 23 Aug 1939 - 23 Sep 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Proofs for 1st Lord Cherwell., 23 Oct 1947 - 24 Jan 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/132
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs and typescript annotated with comments and suggestions by 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann] of the following chapters: Chapter 9 "Problems of Air and Sea, 1935 - 1939" (provisionally entitled "Air Defence Research"); Chapter 11 "Hitler Strikes, 1936"; Chapter 14 "Mr [Anthony] Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] at the Foreign Office: His Resignation"; Chapter 15 "The Rape of Austria, February 1938"; Chapter 16 "Czechoslovakia"; Chapter 17 "The Tragedy of Munich"...
Dates: 23 Oct 1947 - 24 Jan 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Proofs for CSC., 26 Sep 1947 - 14 Jan 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/131
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs annotated with comments and suggestions by CSC of the following chapters: Chapter 18 "Munich Winter" [Germany]; Chapter 19 "Prague, [Czechoslovakia] Albania and the Polish Guarantee"; Chapter 20 "The Soviet Enigma"; Chapter 21 "On the Verge"; Chapter 22 "War"; Chapter 23 "The Admiralty Task"; Chapter 25 "War Cabinet Problems" (provisionally entitled "War Problems"); Chapter 26 "The Front in France"; Chapter 27 "The Combat Deepens"; Chapter 28 "The Magnetic Mine";...
Dates: 26 Sep 1947 - 14 Jan 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Appendices., Oct 1940 - 27 Dec 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/179A-I
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of the appendices to Volume 2 including: Appendix A "Minutes and Telegrams, May - December 1940"; Appendix B "Loss by Enemy Action of British, Allied and Neutral Merchant Tonnage"; Appendix D "Correspondence Relating to Dakar [Senegal] between Mr Churchill and Mr [Robert] Menzies" [Prime Minister of Australia]; Appendix E "List of Operational Code Names"; Appendix F "List of Abbreviations". The proofs are annotated with suggested amendments and...
Dates: Oct 1940 - 27 Dec 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": "Behind the Fronts" (discarded chapter)., 03 Mar 1948 - 17 Mar 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/178
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of an unpublished chapter entitled "Behind the Fronts. December 1940", annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various individuals including: WSC, William Deakin, and 1st Lord Ismay. Includes typescript and galley proofs from Chapter 28 "Lend-Lease", Appendix A "Prime Minister's Personal Minutes and Telegrams. May - December 1940", Appendix D "Correspondence Relating to Dakar [Senegal] Between Mr Churchill and Mr Menzies" [Robert Menzies,...
Dates: 03 Mar 1948 - 17 Mar 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Book 1: 'Final' proofs., 12 Aug 1948 - 17 Feb 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/182A-B
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs of: the preface, title pages and contents table for Book 1; Chapter 1 "The National Coalition"; Chapter 2 "The Battle of France. The First Week. [General Maurice] Gamelin"; Chapter 3 "The Battle of France. The Second Week. [General Maxime] Weygand"; Chapter 4 "The March to the Sea"; Chapter 5 "The Deliverance of Dunkirk"; Chapter 6 "The Rush for the Spoils"; Chapter 7 "Back to France"; Chapter 8 "Home Defence. June"; Chapter 9 "The French Agony"; Chapter 10 "The...
Dates: 12 Aug 1948 - 17 Feb 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Book 1: Master copy proofs., 21 Jan 1949 - 24 Mar 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/180
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs of: Chapter 1 "The National Coalition"; Chapter 2 "The Battle of France. The First Week. [General Maurice] Gamelin"; Chapter 3 "The Battle of France. The Second Week. [General Maxime] Weygand"; Chapter 4 "The March to the Sea"; Chapter 5 "The Deliverance of Dunkirk"; Chapter 6 "The Rush for the Spoils"; Chapter 7 "Back to France"; Chapter 8 "Home Defence. June"; Chapter 9 "The French Agony"; Chapter 10 "The Bordeaux Armistice"; Chapter 11 "Admiral [Jean] Darlan and the...
Dates: 21 Jan 1949 - 24 Mar 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Book 1: Proofs for CSC., 20 Jan 1948 - 25 Nov 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/189
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs of: Chapter 1 "The National Coalition"; Chapter 2 "The Battle of France. The First Week. [General Maurice] Gamelin"; Chapter 3 "The Battle of France. The Second Week. [General Maxime] Weygand"; Chapter 4 "The March to the Sea"; Chapter 5 "The Deliverance of Dunkirk"; Chapter 7 "Back to France"; Chapter 8 "Home Defence. June"; Chapter 9 "The French Agony"; Chapter 10 "The Bordeaux Armistice"; Chapter 11 "Admiral [Jean] Darlan and the French Fleet. Oran" [Algeria]...
Dates: 20 Jan 1948 - 25 Nov 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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