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

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Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 176 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Various material., 23 Nov 1934 - 07 Jul 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/143A-B
Scope and Contents Includes notes and correspondence on research and corrections for Volume 1 of "The Second World War", from individuals including: General Alphonse Georges on the French Air Force, 1930 - 1940; Alan Gomme-Duncan [earlier Alan Duncan]; Michael Joy, Foreign Office; Sir Orme Sargent [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs] on records of Soviet support for the Allies in 1938; Richard Law [later 1st Lord Coleraine] on meetings with WSC concerning Soviet support in 1938; 1st Lord...
Dates: 23 Nov 1934 - 07 Jul 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": 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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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Book 1: Proofs for Sir Edward Marsh., 20 Jan 1948 - 14 Sep 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/187A-D
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs from: the preface, title pages and contents table for Book 1; Chapter 1 "The National Coalition" (provisionally entitled "The Personal Correspondence"); 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" (provisionally entitled "The Personal Correspondence");...
Dates: 20 Jan 1948 - 14 Sep 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Book 1: Proofs for William Deakin., 12 Aug 1948 - 29 Nov 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/191A-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 - 29 Nov 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Book 2 and appendices: 'Final' proofs., 16 Aug 1948 - 21 Feb 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/183A-B
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of: contents tables for Book 2; Chapter 16 "The Battle of Britain"; Chapter 17 "The Blitz"; Chapter 18 "'London Can Take It'"; Chapter 19 "The Wizard War"; Chapter 20 "United States Destroyers and West Indian Bases"; Chapter 21 "Egypt and the Middle East"; Chapter 22 "The Mediterranean Passage"; Chapter 23 "September Tensions"; Chapter 24 "Dakar" [Senegal]; Chapter 13 "At Bay" (provisionally entitled "Alone"); Appendix A "Minutes and Telegrams, May -...
Dates: 16 Aug 1948 - 21 Feb 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Book 2 and Appendices: Master copy proofs., 06 Dec 1948 - 21 Dec 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/181A-B
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs of: contents tables for Book 2; Chapter 16 "The Battle of Britain"; Chapter 17 "The Blitz"; Chapter 18 "'London Can Take It'"; Chapter 19 "The Wizard War"; Chapter 20 "United States Destroyers and West Indian Bases"; Chapter 21 "Egypt and the Middle East"; Chapter 22 "The Mediterranean Passage"; Chapter 23 "September Tensions"; Chapter 24 "Dakar" [Senegal]; Chapter 25 "Mr Eden's Mission" [Anthony Eden, later 1st Lord Avon, Secretary of State for War]; Chapter 26...
Dates: 06 Dec 1948 - 21 Dec 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Book 2 and appendices: Proofs for Sir Edward Marsh., 25 Feb 1948 - 25 Aug 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/188A-C
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs of: contents tables for Book 2; Chapter 16 "The Battle of Britain"; Chapter 17 "The Blitz" (provisionally entitled "The Blitz Continues"); Chapter 18 "'London Can Take It'"; Chapter 19 "The Wizard War"; Chapter 20 "United States Destroyers and West Indian Bases"; Chapter 21 "Egypt and the Middle East"; Chapter 23 "September Tensions"; Chapter 24 "Dakar" [Senegal]; Chapter 25 "Mr Eden's Mission" [Anthony Eden, later 1st Lord Avon, Secretary of State for War]; Chapter 26...
Dates: 25 Feb 1948 - 25 Aug 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Book 2 and appendices: Proofs for William Deakin., 21 Aug 1948 - 30 Nov 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/192A-C
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs of: contents tables for Book 2; Chapter 16 "The Battle of Britain"; Chapter 17 "The Blitz"; Chapter 18 "'London Can Take It'"; Chapter 19 "The Wizard War"; Chapter 20 "United States Destroyers and West Indian Bases"; Chapter 21 "Egypt and the Middle East"; Chapter 22 "The Mediterranean Passage"; Chapter 23 "September Tensions"; Chapter 24 "Dakar" [Senegal]; Chapter 25 "Mr Eden's Mission" [Anthony Eden, later 1st Lord Avon, Secretary of State for War]; Chapter 26...
Dates: 21 Aug 1948 - 30 Nov 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Book 2: Proofs for CSC., 01 Mar 1948 - 29 Nov 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/190A-B
Scope and Contents Includes galley proofs of: contents tables for Book 2; Chapter 16 "The Battle of Britain"; Chapter 17 "The Blitz"; Chapter 18 "'London Can Take It'"; Chapter 19 "The Wizard War"; Chapter 20 "United States Destroyers and West Indian Bases"; Chapter 21 "Egypt and the Middle East"; Chapter 23 "September Tensions"; Chapter 24 "Dakar" [Senegal]; Chapter 25 "Mr Eden's Mission" [Anthony Eden, later 1st Lord Avon, Secretary of State for War]; Chapter 26 "Relations with Vichy [France] and Spain"...
Dates: 01 Mar 1948 - 29 Nov 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Chapter 2 "The Battle of France. The First Week. [General Maurice] Gamelin"., 07 Feb 1947 - 01 Jan 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/148
Scope and Contents

Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 2 entitled "The Battle of France. The First Week. [General Maurice] Gamelin", annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various individuals including: WSC, William Deakin, Charles Wood, Denis Kelly, Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall, 1st Lord Ismay, CSC and Elizabeth Gilliatt, WSC's secretary.

Dates: 07 Feb 1947 - 01 Jan 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Chapter 3 "The Battle of France. The Second Week. [General Maxime] Weygand"., 02 Feb 1947 - 01 Jan 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/149
Scope and Contents

Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 3 entitled "The Battle of France. The Second Week. [General Maxime] Weygand", annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various individuals including: WSC, William Deakin, Charles Wood, Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall, 1st Lord Ismay and Chips Gemmell, WSC's secretary.

Dates: 02 Feb 1947 - 01 Jan 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Chapter 4 "The March to the Sea"., 07 Feb 1947 - 21 Jan 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/150
Scope and Contents

Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 4 entitled "The March to the Sea" (provisionally entitled "The Deliverance of Dunkirk" [France] and "The Last Week of Dunkirk"), annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various individuals including: WSC, William Deakin, Charles Wood, Lieutenant- General Sir Henry Pownall, Denis Kelly, Randolph Churchill and Jo Sturdee [later Lady Onslow], WSC's secretary.Also includes: extract from Pownall's diary, May - June 1940.

Dates: 07 Feb 1947 - 21 Jan 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Chapter 5 "The Deliverance of Dunkirk"., 16 Jan 1947 - 19 Oct 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/151
Scope and Contents

Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 5 entitled "The Deliverance of Dunkirk" [France] (provisionally entitled "The Evacuation"), annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various individuals including: WSC, William Deakin, Charles Wood, Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall, Denis Kelly, and Sir Edward Marsh.

Dates: 16 Jan 1947 - 19 Oct 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Chapter 7 "Back to France"., 07 Feb 1947 - 01 Jan 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/153
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 7 entitled "Back to France" (provisionally entitled "The Battle of France - The Last Phase" and "The Battle of France - June"), annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various individuals including: WSC, William Deakin, Charles Wood, Denis Kelly, Sir Edward Marsh, Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall, Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet], George [Gordon] Allen, [?] 1st Lord Ismay and Elizabeth...
Dates: 07 Feb 1947 - 01 Jan 1949
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Chapter 9 "The French Agony"., 26 Feb 1948 - 01 Sep 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/155
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 9 entitled "The French Agony" (provisionally entitled "The Agony of France"), annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various individuals including: WSC, William Deakin, Charles Wood, Denis Kelly, Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall, Sir Edward Marsh and [?] 1st Lord Ismay.Also includes: extracts from telegrams from WSC to heads of state including Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] and Franklin Roosevelt [President of...
Dates: 26 Feb 1948 - 01 Sep 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Chapter 10 "The Bordeaux Armistice"., 16 Jan 1947 - 11 Oct 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/156A-B
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 10 entitled "The Bordeaux Armistice" (provisionally entitled "The Fall of France"), annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various individuals including: WSC, William Deakin, Denis Kelly, Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz] and CSC.Also includes: typescript from Chapter 7 "Back to France" (provisionally entitled "The Fall of France [Fourth Visit to France]"), Chapter 11 "Admiral [Jean] Darlan and the French Fleet. Oran"...
Dates: 16 Jan 1947 - 11 Oct 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Chapter 11 "Admiral Darlan and the French Fleet. Oran"., 23 Jan 1948 - 27 Sep 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/157
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 11 entitled "Admiral [Jean] Darlan and the French Fleet. Oran [Algeria]", annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various individuals including: WSC, William Deakin, George [Gordon] Allen, Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall, Denis Kelly, Charles Wood and CSC.Also includes: summary of the main fleet signals on the French fleet; notes on the destruction of the fleet; typescript and galley proofs from Chapter 10 "The Bordeaux...
Dates: 23 Jan 1948 - 27 Sep 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Chapter 13 "At Bay"., 22 Feb 1947 - 20 Sep 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/159
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 13 entitled "At Bay" (provisionally entitled "Alone"), annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various individuals including: WSC, William Deakin, Denis Kelly, Lieutenant- General Sir Henry Pownall, Sir Edward Marsh, George [Gordon] Allen and Elizabeth Gilliatt, WSC's secretary.Also includes: extract of conversations between Count Galeazzo Ciano [Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs], Hitler and Wilhelm Keitel [Chief of Staff to...
Dates: 22 Feb 1947 - 20 Sep 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Chapter 24 "Dakar"., 28 Aug 1940 - 13 Oct 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/170
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 24 entitled "Dakar" [Senegal], annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various individuals including: WSC, William Deakin, Denis Kelly, [?] Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall, George [Gordon] Allen, Sir Edward Marsh, CSC and Elizabeth Gilliatt, WSC's secretary.Some source material is also present in the file including: copy of minute by General Sir John Dill, Vice-Chief of Imperial General Staff, on the French landing at...
Dates: 28 Aug 1940 - 13 Oct 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Chapter 26 "Relations with Vichy and Spain"., 04 Mar 1948 - 04 Dec 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/172
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 26 entitled "Relations with Vichy [France] and Spain", (provisionally entitled "The French Fleet. Spain", "Note on Spain 1940" and "Personal Correspondence, 1940"), annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various individuals including: WSC, William Deakin, Charles Wood, Denis Kelly, George [Gordon] Allen, CSC and Chips Gemmell and Elizabeth Gilliatt, WSC's secretaries.Also includes: print of WSC's address to the French people,...
Dates: 04 Mar 1948 - 04 Dec 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Comments by 1st Lord Ismay., 22 Feb 1948 - 30 Nov 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/194
Scope and Contents Includes notes by 1st Lord Ismay [former Chief of Staff to WSC] on Volume 2, on subjects including: 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 6 "The Rush for the Spoils"; Chapter 7 "Back to France"; WSC's meetings with Paul Reynaud, former Prime Minister of France, and the French High Command, in 1940; the War Cabinet Secretariat,...
Dates: 22 Feb 1948 - 30 Nov 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Comments by Sir Norman Brook., 28 Jan 1948 - 01 Nov 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/193
Scope and Contents Includes notes by Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet] on Volume 2, on subjects including: 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 5 "The Deliverance of Dunkirk"; Chapter 8 "Home Defence. June"; Chapter 10 "The Bordeaux Armistice"; Chapter 13 "At Bay" (provisionally entitled "Alone"); Chapter 16 "The...
Dates: 28 Jan 1948 - 01 Nov 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open