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(Untitled), 31 Aug 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23/51

Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (In the train near Umballa, North West Provinces [India]) to "Jack" [John S Churchill] discussing his position as war correspondent with the Malakand Field Force and the likelihood that he will see active service and will be awarded a medal. He also gives his opinions on the violation of the "Pax Britannica" and the necessity for the British government to take revenge on the frontier tribes.


  • 31 Aug 1897

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Copyright: Winston Churchill MP


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Published: Winston S Churchill I, pp 349-51; Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume I, Part 2, pp 783-4

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