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Literary: articles: Evening Standard 1., Jan 1937 - May 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/569

Scope and Contents

Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "No Intervention in Spain for us!" on the wisdom of British neutrality in the Spanish Civil War, being equally opposed to both sides, and on the small likelihood of German troops staying with a successful General Franco; "How You Will Help to Meet the Bill" on funding rearmament and the probable need to increase taxation; "Europe's Peace" on the continued threat from Germany; "France Faces a New Crisis" on French economic problems; "Germany's Claim for Colonies" on Joachim von Ribbentrop [German Ambassador to Great Britain]'s speech in Leipzig [Germany] on German colonial policy and the British position against giving any concessions; "Can the Powers Bring Peace to Spain?" on the checks suffered by Italy and Germany in Spain, the probable results of either the Nationalists or Communists winning, and the possibility of imposing a settlement; "The New Phase in India" on British concern at the success of the Indian Congress Party and its opposition to the new Constitution; "Germany and the Low Countries" on the fears of the Netherlands and Belgium, and the implications of Belgian neutrality.Also includes: cuttings from the Evening Express and Yorkshire Evening Post of "Can the Powers Bring Peace to Spain".


  • Creation: Jan 1937 - May 1937

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