Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 7., 12 Oct 1941 - 16 Nov 1941
Scope and Contents
Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "The truth about the Dardanelles [Turkey]", WSC's account of the strategic thinking behind the campaign, and the support it received from the War Council and leading naval figures; "The peril of half-measures and compromise in war" on Lord Fisher's doubts and Lord Kitchener's role in the campaign; "17 sea mines which played a part in history" on the naval bombardment of the Dardanelles' forts, Vice-Admiral Sackville Carden going sick, and Vice-Admiral John de Robeck's caution; "A story of bravery - and blunders" on the army attack on the Gallipoli [Turkey] peninsula; "The blame for the Dardanelles" on Bulgaria entering the war, British and French intervention at Salonica [Greece], the withdrawal from Gallipoli, WSC's removal as First Lord of the Admiralty, and WSC's views on the reasons for the failure of the campaign; "Life in my regiment" on WSC joining and his life in the 4th Hussars.
- 12 Oct 1941 - 16 Nov 1941
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