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(Untitled), 26 Aug 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/110/157-163

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Letter from [WSC] to David Lloyd George on: Lloyd George's firm message about the Lord Mayor of Cork [Terence McSwiney, then in gaol]; the means by which Lloyd George might better communicate his views from Lucerne [Switzerland]; Lloyd George's ultimatum to the Bolsheviks over Poland and the changed situation following the battle of Warsaw; the need to expel Lev Kamenev and Leonid Krassin from Britain and to publish the telegrams exposing their treacherous conduct; the impossibility of Britain having proper trade relations with Bolshevik Russia; the impracticality from a military point of view of Lord Milner's [earlier Sir Alfred Milner] proposals on Egypt; the return of troops from Ireland and Germany to deal with a possible miners' strike; the despatch of additional troops and air squadrons to quell the revolt in Mesopotamia [Iraq]. Hopes Lloyd George is getting sunshine and complains of the poor weather in England. Typescript copy.


  • Creation: 26 Aug 1920

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Published: Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume IV, Part 2, pp 1184-7

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