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Literary: Correspondence concerning corrections to and research for Volume 3 of "The World Crisis"., Nov 1926 - Dec 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/204

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Correspondents include: 1st Lord Beatty [Admiral of the Fleet] (2); Kenneth Dewar [of the Naval Staff Intelligence Division](2); J L Garvin (2); Bernard Baruch on subjects including WSC's treatment of President [Woodrow] Wilson, the supply of munitions from the United States and the work of the Allied Purchasing Commission; Sir Herbert Creedy [Under Secretary of State for War]; Reginald Hume [Acting Military Attache to the British Embassy in Berlin, Germany] on numbers of casualties (6); William Bridgeman [First Lord of the Admiralty] on subjects including the Battle of Jutland, Admiralty signals and shells (3); Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Committee of Imperial Defence] (4) on subjects including David Lloyd George's relations with General Nivelle and Lord Haig; Brigadier James Edmonds [of the Military Branch of the Historical Section] (3); Lord Haig (3) enclosing his diary notes about the Battle of Loos; Eustace Tennyson d'Eyncourt; Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] (4) objecting to WSC's interpretation of the roles of Lord Kitchener, [Lord] Jellicoe and Lord Haig; Oswyn Murray on testing the armour of ships; Paul Painlevee of the Ministry of War in France on war casualties; Reverend William Inge and Lewis [Harcourt].Also includes copies of letters from WSC to the individuals mentioned above and to Geoffrey Dawson [editor of the Times] on the serialisation of the book , and [Stanley Baldwin] asking permission to publish official documents. Includes tables of war casualty statistics.Other subjects covered include: the role of the United States in the First World War; anti-submarine measures; the supply of nitrate and WSC's role in munitions.


  • Creation: Nov 1926 - Dec 1926

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