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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 1., 05 Jan 1941 - 16 Feb 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/690

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Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "Tank Tactics" on the development of the tank during World War I, its initial rejection, WSC's intervention, and its use in action at the Battles of the Somme and Cambrai [France]; "Crime and Punishment" on WSC's experiences as Home Secretary, penal and prison reform, and new forms of punishment for young offenders; "The King Who Saved England" on the life and reign of King George V, his coming to the throne, changes to the constitution, his role during World War I, and his relations with the Labour Party; "The British Revolution" on WSC's and David Lloyd George's reforms concerning old age pensions, national insurance and unemployment relief; "Our Friendship with America" on misunderstandings with the United States, a history of Anglo-American conflicts, unifying factors and British ignorance of American history; "Can We Breed a Race of Supermen?" on developments in nuclear technology, electronics, mechanics, biology, contraception, vitamins and genetics; "Alfonso - As I Know Him" on the life of King Alfonso XIII of Spain, his dethroning and WSC's assessment of his qualities.


  • Creation: 05 Jan 1941 - 16 Feb 1941

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