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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 6., 03 Aug 1941 - 05 Oct 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/695

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Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "Sport, the stimulant" on the effect of modern inventions on the average person, watching, playing, and making money from sport, pigeon racing, angling, motor transport, hiking, cycling, theatre, cinema, radio, reading, and moral considerations; "Why the navy runs on oil" on the advantages of oil over coal as a fuel for ships, its adoption by the Royal Navy during WSC's first term as First Lord of the Admiralty, and the Anglo-Persian oil agreement; "Submarine heroes" on British submarine action in the Dardanelles [Turkey] during World War I; "Our first air raids on Germany" on producing aeroplanes during World War I, using them to attack Zeppelin bases, and the development of the armoured car; "Marriage and divorce" on changing attitudes to divorce and the role of women, the situation in the United States and the Divorce Court in England; "The next half century" on scientific developments and their effect on mankind over the centuries, new sources of energy, communication, food, and moral considerations.


  • Creation: 03 Aug 1941 - 05 Oct 1941

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