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Official: Cabinet: printed papers on World War I., Aug 1914 - May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/38

Scope and Contents

Cabinet papers on various subjects by various individuals including: Field Marshal Sir John French [later 1st Lord Ypres, Commander-in-Chief of the Expeditionary Forces in France] on the strengths and weaknesses of the British army on the Western Front and in the Eastern theatre; David Lloyd George [Minister of Munitions] on the conduct of the war, its treatment by the press and the shortage of munitions; [Lord] Kitchener [Secretary of State for War] on operations, forces, munitions and equipment and food for men and horses in the war; WSC on the need for naval and military co-operation at the Dardanelles; the wartime actions of Britain and Germany in the light of the declaration of London; WSC on state control of armament firms; German atrocities; paraphrased Admiralty telegrams on operations at the Dardanelles; and Herbert Asquith [later Lord Oxford and Asquith, Prime Minister] on the need for government re-organisation.


  • Creation: Aug 1914 - May 1915

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (15 pamphlets))

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