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(Untitled), 02 Mar 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/164/83-84

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Letter from Sir William Birdwood [later Lord Birdwood] commander in chief in India (Delhi) to WSC expressing regret that he has not been able to see more of Professor Frederick Lindemann [later Lord Cherwell], considering WSC's difficulties in producing an electorally popular Budget, referring to the successful presentation by Sir Felix Schuster of his budget in India, outlining his own plans for the financing of the army in India, describing how he was almost as thankful for the departure of the British legation from Kabul [Afghanistan] as he was for the successful evacuation of Gallipoli, praising the role of the RAF in the operation and referring to his performance in a local horse show and to his contacts with Sir Reginald Barnes.


  • Creation: 02 Mar 1929

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