Notes for speeches, 1918-05 - 1918-08
Scope and Contents
Notes from the German section of the Political Intelligence Department, for speeches by Arthur Balfour [Foreign Secretary] on subjects including: a speech by Wilhelm Solf, German Colonial Secretary, on Britain's annexation of German colonies, plans for Belgium and the actions of Romania; the future of Alsace-Lorraine and the views of the German politician Philipp Scheidemann; German peace negotiations; attempts to use Belgium as a pawn; German violations of treaties with Russia; conditions for British intervention in Russia; the situation in the Caucasus, particularly German and Turkish forces in the Ukraine and Armenia; the Netherlands and Scandinavia; a press interview given by Baron Stephan von Burian [Austro-Hungarian Foreign Minister] on Hungarian foreign policy; a comparison of economic conditions in Germany in spring 1917 and 1918; the value of stressing German war aims.
- 1918-05 - 1918-08
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
Acc 727 box 17
- From the Fonds: Morley, James Wycliffe Headlam, Sir (1863-1929, Knight, civil servant, historian) (Person)