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Literary: News of the World articles: correspondence., 21 Feb 1939 - 26 Oct 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/629

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: [David] Percy Davies, Deputy Editor [and Chairman] of the News of the World, on arrangements over articles on air defence, the War Office, the prospects of war and unpublished scientific articles (11); Wing Commander John Hodsoll [Inspector-General of Air Raid Precautions Department] on WSC's article on air defence; Sir Emsley Carr [Chairman and Editor of the News of the World] on his health, topics for articles by WSC, congratulations on WSC's appointment as First Lord of the Admiralty, pledging the support of his papers, and offering to suspend WSC's contract until the end of the war.Also includes: cutting of an article from Truth magazine by Hilaire Belloc on "Sea Power".


  • Creation: 21 Feb 1939 - 26 Oct 1939

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