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Literary: Sunday Chronicle articles by WSC: 3 ("The World Crisis" series)., 28 Apr 1940 - 08 Jun 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/676

Scope and Contents

Includes cuttings from the Chronicle for: "My Fight for Sea Power" on the strengthening of the Royal Navy in the years immediately preceding the First World War, the development of the 15 inch gun, and working with Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Fisher, 1st Sea Lord; "Into the Jaws of Death" on British submarine action in the Dardanelles [Turkey]; "Invasion" on the [first] Battle of the Marne [France]; "Battle of the Tanks" on the development of the tank, and its use at Paschendaele [Belgium] and the Battle of Cambrai [France]; "Once Before" on the German spring offensive in March 1918; "Sky Heroes" on the threat of Zeppelin attack, and the activities of the Royal Naval Air Service at the start of the War; "That Other Somme Battle" on the Battle of the Somme [France] in 1916; "Guns, Tanks, Planes" on military production following the defeat of the Italians at Caporetto [Italy]; "Endurance" on the end of the War in Western Europe and the final British campaigns against Turkey and Bulgaria; "Power of the Navy" on the attack on the Heligoland Bight [Germany], the blocking of Zeebrugge [Belgium], and Admiral Roger Keyes's Dover [Kent] Command.


  • Creation: 28 Apr 1940 - 08 Jun 1940

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