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Literary: News of the World articles by WSC 1., Apr 1938 - May 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/614

Scope and Contents

Includes annotated proofs, galley proofs and cuttings from the News of the World for: "How Wars of the Future will be Waged" on the importance of the horse in the Boer War, of machine-guns and tanks in World War I, the need for foresight and initiative amongst generals, and the importance of air power in a future conflict; "Future Safeguards of National Defence" on the importance of the Navy to national defence, the German submarine campaign in World War I, the threat of air attacks on ships and ports, the need to expand the army in the event of war, the role of the RAF and civil defence; "Effect of Air Transport on Civilisation" on the future of air travel, the autogyro, gliding, an historical review, and the use of air power against civilians in war; "The Union of the English-Speaking Peoples" on misunderstandings with the United States, a history of Anglo-American conflicts, unifying factors and British ignorance of American history.


  • Creation: Apr 1938 - May 1938

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