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(Untitled), 22 Jun 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/74/8

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Letter from WSC (41 Cromwell Road) to [Herbert Asquith, later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] on the War Council minutes showing the strong support given by Asquith, Sir Edward Grey [later Lord Grey of Fallodon] Lord Kitchener and Arthur Balfour [later Lord Balfour] for WSC' s Admiralty plans for the Dardanelles Expedition, and WSC's disclaimer of responsibility "if a military disaster occurred through adequate troops not being sent in time to deal with the situation that might arise during the naval operations, or as their consequence." Draft in WSC's hand.


  • Creation: 22 Jun 1916

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Copyright: Winston Churchill MP


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Published: Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume III, Part 2, p 1520


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