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(Untitled), 24 Mar 1915

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/65/119-122

Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC, First Lord of the Admiralty to Vice Admiral John De Robeck, Dardanelles, stating that it was clear that the army should prepare to attack the Kilid Bahr plateau at the earliest opportunity, and that the Admiralty had to decide whether the time had come to abandon the naval plan of forcing the Dardanelles without military assistance "It may be necessary to accept the check of he 18th as decisive and to admit that the task is beyond our powers" [typescript copy].

Dates

  • 24 Mar 1915

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright: Crown

Extent

4 folio(s)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

140

Bibliography

Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume III, Part 1, pp.728-730

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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