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"The grit and stamina of London", 14 Jul 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/152A/1-16

Scope and Contents

Notes for WSC's speech (County Hall, London) on: civil defence forces in London and Civil Defence Review [in Hyde Park]; conditions in London; the German bombing of London; the prospects for the future; improvements to defence and shelters; and British bombing of Germany.Typescript laid out in "psalm style" with manuscript annotations in black ink and red crayon by WSC, and with pencil notes of changes suggested by Herbert Morrison [Home Secretary].


  • Creation: 14 Jul 1941

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Copyright: Crown and Winston Churchill


16 folio(s)

Language of Materials



Complete Speeches VI, pp 6448-52

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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