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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 4., 01 Jun 1941 - 06 Jul 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/693

Scope and Contents

Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "The Battle of Jutland", giving details of the battle and [Lord] Jellicoe's role; "Why we did not hang the Kaiser" on [David] Lloyd George's desire to put Kaiser Wilhelm II on trial in the aftermath of World War I, the ultimate responsibility for acts of war, and Wilhelm's refuge in the Netherlands; "'The Moonstone' by Wilkie Collins" [rewritten as a short story] (2 parts); "June 28" on the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, and its effect on the outbreak of World War I; "Why the public cannot always be told the news" on intelligence breakthroughs in World War I, skirmishes between the Royal Navy and the German Navy in the North Sea, and German raids on Scarborough [Yorkshire] and Hartlepool [Durham].


  • Creation: 01 Jun 1941 - 06 Jul 1941

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1 item(s) (1 file (32 loose folios).)

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