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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 8., 23 Nov 1941 - 28 Dec 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/697

Scope and Contents

Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "My adventures with the guerrilla fighters" on WSC's experiences during the rebellion against the Spanish in Cuba; "First things I remember" on his earliest memories of Ireland, Elizabeth Everest, his mother [Lady Randolph Churchill], Ventnor [Isle of Wight], [William] Gladstone's election victory in 1880, and his schooling at Brighton [Sussex]; "The man who gave me my first cabinet post" on WSC's memories of Herbert Asquith [later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith]; "Japan's dream of conquest" on events leading up to and the Japanese invasion of Manchuria [China], and Japanese policy towards the western powers at that time; "'Westward Ho!' by Charles Kingsley, retold as a short story"; "How I learnt" on WSC's first serious reading of philosophy, history, and religion.


  • Creation: 23 Nov 1941 - 28 Dec 1941

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1 item(s) (1 file (34 loose folios).)

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