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Literary: Evening Standard articles by WSC., Jan 1938 - Sep 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/610

Scope and Contents

Includes annotated proofs and cuttings from the Standard (and regional newspapers carrying the article) for: "Britain Rearms" on British naval, army and air strength; "What Japan Thinks of Us" on the Japanese racial attitude to the British and Americans, Japan's naval strength and US policy concerning the Sino-Japanese War; "The League [of Nations] is not Dead Yet" on the power of the dictatorships in Europe, a defence of the League, and asserting the need for Britain and France to show leadership; "It's Not All Over Yet" on the situation in Austria and Romania, totalitarianism in Japan, Germany, and Italy, and the position of France; "Carry On" on the resignation of Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon] as Foreign Secretary, British foreign policy, [Benito] Mussolini, Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin, Foreign Secretary], Austria and Czechoslovakia; "The Austrian Eye-Opener" on rearmament, Czechoslovakia and the threat of Germany; "Red Sunset" on General Franco's impending victory in Spain, and the role of Germany and Italy in supporting him; material for the "Londoner's Diary" paragraph including anecdotes on political life, praise of leading civil servants, on Sir Michael Hicks Beach [Lord St Aldwyn], Lord Lloyd, WSC's flying experiences, and Alfred Duff Cooper [later 1st Lord Norwich].


  • Jan 1938 - Sep 1938

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1 item(s) (1 file (111 loose folios).)

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