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(Untitled), 14 May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/52/61

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Letter from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to Herbert Asquith, Prime Minister, on statement by Lord Fisher, 1st Sea Lord, that he had been against the Dardanelles all along. Stating that Fisher had agreed in writing to every executive telegram, and that he was "attached to the old boy" but that there would probably come a time them the Admiral and General on the spot would wish to run a risk with the fleet for a "great and decisive action", stating that if he agreed he would sanction it, and that he was not prepared to be paralysed by the veto of a friend, who whatever the result would say "I was always against the Dardanelles".


  • Creation: 14 May 1915

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Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume III,, Part 2, pp.884-885

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