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Literary: Daily Telegraph articles by WSC: 1., Jan 1939 - Mar 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/645

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Includes annotated proofs, galley proofs and cuttings from the Telegraph (and the Belfast Telegraph) for: "Anglo-German Naval Agreement", criticising the 1935 Agreement, the attitude of the Admiralty at that time, German superiority in submarines, and the effect of the Agreement on air parity; "Counting the Cost of Italy's Policies Abroad" on the Anglo-Italian Agreement of 1938, Italian intervention in Spain, and possible Italian conflict with France; "Light and Shade in Europe since Herr Hitler Spoke" on German intentions in Europe, the situation in Yugoslavia [later Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia], possible Italian conflict with France, assistance from the United States, and the national spirit in Britain (with a letter from Alexander Cadogan of the Foreign Office); "Can Franco Restore Unity and Strength to Spain?" arguing for national unity and the restoration of the monarchy in Spain and against foreign intervention; "Are the Prospects of Peace in Europe Brighter?" on British rearmament, the financial effects of rearmament in Germany and Italy, and the situation in Eastern Europe; "The European Crunch" on the German invasion of the remainder of Czechoslovakia [later Czech Republic and Slovakia], and its effect on Britain and the countries of Eastern Europe.


  • Creation: Jan 1939 - Mar 1939

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