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(Untitled), [08] [Sep] [1916]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/89/16-25

Scope and Contents

Statement by WSC (referring to himself in the third person) justifying his role in the Dardanelles campaign, arguing that the plan for a purely naval attack abandoned prematurely in favour of a joint naval and military attack which could only be undertaken in unfavourable circumstances. Draft in WSC's hand headed "notes as a guide".


  • Creation: [08] [Sep] [1916]

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Copyright: Winston Churchill MP


10 folio(s)

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Published: Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume III, Part 2, pp 1553-7

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