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Literary: Sunday Chronicle articles by WSC: 1 ("The World Crisis" series)., Oct 1939 - Nov 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/651

Scope and Contents

Includes cuttings from the Chronicle for: "War - from inside the Admiralty" on experiencing naval action at the Admiralty during World War I, and a detailed description of the battle of the Dogger Bank; "U-boats - How the Navy Beat Them" on the morality of submarine warfare, the development of the Q-boat, the U-boat campaign against supply from the United States, and its consequence, the entry of the US into the war; "War on the Western Front" on casualties among the French, Germans and British, WSC's views of the errors made by the Generals, and the lack of appropriate training and organisation; "The Courage of the British Soldier" on the first day of the battle of the Somme [France] and its later consequences; "Lightning War" on the battle of the Marne [France] and the role of the British Army; "How Germany Invaded Belgium" on the importance of the British Expedition to relieve Antwerp [Belgium] in 1914, and his admiration for the attitude of the Belgian King and Queen; "Sea Raiders at Large" on the strategy of the German Commander in the Pacific, Admiral von Spee, and the battle of the Falkland Islands.


  • Oct 1939 - Nov 1939

Conditions Governing Access



1 item(s) (1 file (39 loose folios).)

Language of Materials


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