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Literary: "Into Battle": correspondence regarding publication in the United Kingdom and around the world of a collection of WSC's speeches., 03 Apr 1940 - 19 Apr 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/803

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: H Aubrey Gentry [Director of Cassell and Company Ltd] (55); Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood, then Lord Irwin, British Ambassador in the United States] (2); Sir Geoffrey Callender [Director of the National Maritime Museum] (3); Brendan Bracken (7); Randolph Churchill [son of WSC] (4); Sir Newman Flower [Director of Cassell and Company Ltd] (2); 11th Lord Lothian [earlier Philip Kerr] (1); Desmond Flower [Director of Cassell and Company Ltd] (4); George Harvie Watt [Parliamentary Private Secretary to WSC] (1); Lady Desborough (4); Cornelia Sorabji (5); Florence Amery (1).Also includes official telegrams of 6 Apr 1941 and 5 May 1941 between WSC and Lord Halifax regarding the annual banquet of American Booksellers (T51 and T142).


  • 03 Apr 1940 - 19 Apr 1945

Conditions Governing Access

The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers.

This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.


1 item(s) (1 file (386 loose folios))

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