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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 3., Dec 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/649

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Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "The Most Thrilling Days I Have Ever Lived" on his experiences as First Lord of the Admiralty, on board the Enchantress, visiting the British Naval Fleet, his threat to resign, and the decision to order the Fleet to its war stations; "With the Kaiser on Parade" on his experiences as Under Secretary of State for the Colonies, viewing the manoeuvres of the German Army in 1906, WSC's impressions of its strength, and his meeting with Young Turks in Germany in 1909; "My Own Spy Adventure" on fears of a German submarine attack on Scapa Flow [Orkney, Scotland], a visit by WSC, seeing a searchlight on top of a house, and an innocent explanation; "Ups and Downs" on his experiences as First Lord of the Admiralty during World War I, the Dardanelles and justifying his stance, painting, his experiences as an army officer in France, and as Minister for Munitions; "The Narrowest Escape of My Life" on his experiences in the trenches during World War I, and a lucky escape from possible death by a shell.


  • Creation: Dec 1939

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