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(Untitled), 14 May 1915

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/74/111

Scope and Contents

Statement by [Lord Kitchener] to the War Council that he had doubted whether a purely naval attack on the Dardanelles would succeed but was led to believe it was possible by WSC's statements about the power of the 'Queen Elizabeth' and the Admiralty staff paper showing how the operations were to be conducted. He did not believe that once the army was in Gallipoli the 'Queen Elizabeth' would be withdrawn and he believes that this withdrawal will have serious consequences. Typescript copy.

Dates

  • 14 May 1915

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Conditions Governing Use

Copyright: Crown

Extent

1 folio(s)

Language of Materials

English

Bibliography

Published: Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume III, Part 2, pp 875-6

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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