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Official: Cabinet: Dardanelles Committee: C I D [Committee of Imperial Defence] "G" series: printed papers on World War I., 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/47

Scope and Contents

Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: David Lloyd George [Minister of Munitions] on the military position and the conduct of the war; Arthur Balfour [First Lord of the Admiralty] on the limits of enlistment, the war; covering letters from Maurice Hankey [Secretary, Committee of Imperial Defence]; the possibility of a combined naval and military attack at the Dardanelles; Hankey on policy after the Dardanelles, the winter campaign and meteorological conditions, blockade and contraband in the Levant and the position in the Balkans; [Lord] Kitchener [Secretary of State for War], Hankey and Admiral Sir Henry Jackson on Alexandretta and Mesopotamia [later Iraq]; correspondence with [Andrew] Fisher, Prime Minister of Australia; summaries of documents on the political and military situation in the Balkans; report on the strategic situation in Mesopotamia; the possibility of an advance to Baghdad [Iraq] and [2nd Lord] Esher [earlier Reginald Brett] on his conversation with General [Joseph] Gallieni.

Dates

  • 1915

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 item(s) (1 file (99 loose folios))

Language of Materials

English

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