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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 7., 29 Sep 1940 - 10 Nov 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/671

Scope and Contents

Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "The British Working Man" on WSC's views on the rights and responsibilities of trade unions, strikes, the role of government in industrial disputes, and the birth of the Labour Party; "A Very Great Englishman" on 1st Lord Baden-Powell, his role at the siege of Mafeking [South Africa] and the founding of the Boy Scouts Movement; "The March of Progress" on scientific developments and their effect on mankind from the Stone Age to the mid-twentieth century; "U-Boat Menace - How We Beat It Last Time" on the war on the Western Front during World War I, the Dardanelles [Turkey] campaign, the German U-boat campaign, and the role of the Royal Navy in defeating it; "Summer Time - and a Tribute to the Memory of Mr William Willett" on WSC's support for Daylight Saving; "Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon]", an account of Eden's life and career, particularly on Abyssinia [Ethiopia], Spain, Italy, and Eden's resignation; "That First Armistice Day" on WSC's thoughts on Armistice Day, the problems facing Britain, and the atmosphere of that day.


  • 29 Sep 1940 - 10 Nov 1940

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1 item(s) (1 file (38 loose folios).)

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