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Official: Cabinet: printed papers on World War I., Jun 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/39

Scope and Contents

Cabinet papers by various individuals on various subjects including: WSC on the war situation including the Dardanelles; Walter Runciman [President of the Board of Trade] on food supplies to Germany and the effects on diminished exports; the effects of an air raid on London; national registration and military service; the supply of information to neutral countries; negotiations with the French; Sir William Max-Muller on the economic situation of Germany and Austria-Hungary; literary propaganda and the press; the effects of enlistment on employment in industry; shortage of agricultural labour; WSC on the National War Service Bill; Lewis Harcourt [First Commissioner of Works] on conscription; Belgian imports and exports; Arthur Balfour [First Lord of the Admiralty], Walter Long [President of the Local Government Board] and Lord Lansdowne on compulsory national registration; arrangements for elections; the military situation in India; exports; parcel post and the transport of contraband and enemy goods; German pre-war diplomacy; railway problems created by shortage of labour; predictions by [Lord] Kitchener [Secretary of State for War] on the war; and the attitude of the United States towards British naval policy.


  • Jun 1916

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (65 pamphlets))

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