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(Untitled), 21 Dec 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/111/104

Scope and Contents

Letter from [WSC] to 17th Lord Derby arguing that Mustafa Kemal Pasha [later Ataturk] and a reconciled Turkey should be used as a barrier against the Bolsheviks and to safeguard British interests in the Middle East and India, and that an Anglo-French defensive alliance would be a good idea provided France agreed to let Germany revive economically and so form a barrier to the westward spread of Bolshevism. Also discusses Derby's Territorial Army division. Typescript copy.


  • Creation: 21 Dec 1920

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Copyright: Winston Churchill MP


2 sheet(s) (2 2nd sheet not numbered)

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Published: Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume IV, Part 2, pp 1271-2 (part)


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