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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 4., 26 May 1940 - 30 Jun 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/668

Scope and Contents

Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "The Other Man Who Thought He Had Us Beaten" on the character of Kaiser Wilhelm II, the peace before World War I, WSC's presence at military manoeuvres in Germany in 1906, Wilhelm's mistakes, and his years of exile following the war; "Another Blow We Thought We Would Never Survive" on WSC's memories of Lord Kitchener during World War I, the fall of Namur [Belgium], the failure of the Dardanelles [Turkey] expedition, and Kitchener's death; "The Other Battle for Paris [France]" on the Battle of the Marne [France]; "Americans and Ourselves" on the common heritage shared by Britain and the United States, the American character, US industry, politics and the Constitution; "America, Land of Hope", contrasting Britain and the United States, suggesting that happiness, heartiness, earnestness, and a dislike of failure are typically American characteristics; "Life in America - As I See It" on American food and drink, travel, comfort, cities, and speaking to US audiences.


  • Creation: 26 May 1940 - 30 Jun 1940

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