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Public and Political: General: Palestine., 20 Dec 1937 - 11 Nov 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/348

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Correspondents on Palestine include: Colonel Angus McNeill [former Commander of Palestine Gendarmerie] on continuing terrorism in Palestine, the difficulties of policing the area, and the disbanding of the Gendarmerie; Gerald Creasy, Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for the Colonies (2); Leo Amery on the advantages of continuing with the policy of partition, and on terrorism; Josiah Wedgwood on "Great Contemporaries", the Jewish attitude to Britain's policy on Palestine, asking WSC to speak on Palestine, and a deputation to the Prime Minister [Neville Chamberlain] and William Ormsby-Gore [Secretary of State for the Colonies, later 4th Lord Harlech] (3); Ethel, Lady Snowden; Victor Cazalet; Robert Burns, Colonial Office; Basil Liddell Hart on the work of Captain Orde Wingate [Special appointment, Palestine and Trans-Jordan, later Jordan] against terrorism. Also includes: report of the Zionist Federation of Britain and Ireland, giving replies of MPs and others to the Federation's resolutions; press cutting on Jewish refugees from Austria; publicity material from the Palestine Exhibition and Fair; memorandum by Orde Wingate on countering terrorism in Palestine; notes and copies of correspondence by WSC and Violet Pearman [Secretary to WSC].


  • Creation: 20 Dec 1937 - 11 Nov 1938

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