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Literary: Sunday Chronicle articles by WSC., 02 Jan 1938 - 27 Mar 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/619

Scope and Contents

Includes galley proofs and press cuttings from the Sunday Chronicle for: "I Escape" on WSC's capture by the Boers and details of his subsequent escape; "The Blunder that Beat Germany" on the Battle of the Marne [France]; "The True Story of the Tank" on the development of the tank during World War I, its initial rejection, WSC's intervention, and its first use in action; "When Britain Nearly Starved" on the German submarine campaign during World War I, British anti-submarine warfare, and Admiral Roger Keyes' Dover [Kent] Command; "Drama of the Dardanelles" on the role of General Sir Ian Hamilton, an account of the attempted landings, apportioning blame for their failure; "Would I Live My Life Again?" on various decisions taken by WSC, smoking, his experiences during the Boer War and at the Admiralty and his attitude towards the Conservative Party; "Crisis Again! and what of our Air Defences?" on WSC's concern at air force deficiencies and the need to spend more on air power (a reprint of a House of Commons speech made on 7 March 1938); "Women Can Win Wars", looking at the subject from both an historical perspective, focusing on figures such as Joan of Arc, and examining the contemporary situation around the world, commenting on the morality of women fighting.


  • Creation: 02 Jan 1938 - 27 Mar 1938

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1 file(s) (19 loose folios, including one oversized folio which is stored separately.)

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