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(Untitled), [24] [May] 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/65/61-62

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Letter from Augustine Birrell (The Pightle, Sheringham, [Norfolk]) to WSC on the resignation of Lord Fisher [earlier Sir John Fisher] [as First Sea Lord] and the failure of the Dardanelles campaign. Believes WSC will recover from this set-back and criticises "this twopenny-halfpenny Coalition", advocating instead the formation of a war council from members of both parties to concern itself solely with war business whilst the existing Cabinet continued to manage its various departments.


  • Creation: [24] [May] 1915

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Published: Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume III, Part 2, pp 940-1

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