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(Untitled), 03 Mar 1915 - 04 Mar 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/88/6

Scope and Contents

Telegram (4 Mar) from Lieutenant-General Sir John Maxwell to Lord Kitchener conveying a telegram from General Sir William Birdwood (3 Mar) stating that: he wants to avoid landing a force on the Asiatic side of the Dardanelles; he has taken steps to meet the threats on the Bulair lines; he has issued orders about embarkation and disembarkation practice for troops at Mudros Bay; he believes that if the Fleet arrives before Constantinople opposition will collapse; a man-lifting kite or a captive balloon would be very useful to the Navy for reconnaissance. Printed copy.


  • 03 Mar 1915 - 04 Mar 1915

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Copyright: Crown


1 folio(s)

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Publication: Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume III, Part 1, pp 624-5

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