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(Untitled), 14 Nov 1914

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/27B/92-93

Scope and Contents

Letter from Field Marshal Sir John French [Commander-in- Chief, British Expeditionary Force, later 1st Lord Ypres] to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] on naval aircraft, recommending that they be sent back to Britain for refitting, as attempting to refit in France or Belgium would cause congestion. French states that the Royal Flying Corps would attack Zeppelin sheds as soon as the Zeppelins arrived, and that the help of the Royal Naval Air Service would be very desirable. He adds that the British Expeditionary Force had no need for the naval armoured cars, recommending that they be sent back to Britain, for repair and to be re-armoured.

Dates

  • 14 Nov 1914

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright: Crown copyright

Extent

2 folio(s)

Language of Materials

English

Bibliography

Published: Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume III, Part 1, pp.263-264

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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