Public and Political: General: Gifts G-M., 1945 - 1947
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Correspondents (on gifts to WSC) include: Walter Garnar, 1946; Gerald Verney, on gift of History of the 6th Guards Tank Brigade 1946; W Dalkmann and Thomas Walden on gift of cigars made for Hermann Goering, 1946; Major-General Sir Francis de Guingand, on gift of book "Operation Victory", 1947; Keith Hancock, on gift of book "New Zealand at War", 1946; Averell Harriman, on gift of champagne, 1947; Sir Percy Harris, on gift of memoir, "Forty Years in and out of Parliament", 1947; F A de Vine Hunt, on gift of booklet "Legend" on WSC's wartime journeys, 1947; Samuel Kaplan1945-47; Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Longmore, on gift of memoir "Sea to Sky", 1947; Andrew Clasen, Luxembourg Minister, London, on gift of bronze lion, 1947; Colonel C S Lyon and Malcolm Bullock MP, 1947, on gift (enclosed) of German Stalingrad Victory Medal, struck but never awarded, "liberated" from Hitler's Bunker; Oliver Lyttelton (later Lord Chandos) on gift of book, 1947; Sampson Marks, on gift of original telegrams from Lady Randolph Churchill to WSC in Lourenco Marques, Dec 1899, and copy of Marks' reminiscences on his time as Reuter's War Correspondent in Lourenco Marques, 1899, particularly on WSC's escape from the Boers in Dec 1899; Edith Goodwin, on gift of horse pistols carried by the 1st Duke of Marlborough at Blenheim, also with General Sir Charles Loyd (3) on exhibition of the pistols in aid of the Army Benevolent Fund, and James Mann, Master of the Armories, Tower of London, on the authenticity of the pistols and the background of the maker, Lewis Barbar, 1945-46; C H L Ewen, (5) on gift of watch belonging to the 1st Duke of Marlborough, 1946; Lord McGowan, on gift of cigars, 1947.
- 1945 - 1947
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