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Literary: correspondence on the foreign rights (through Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz]) in WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War") and other works, A-P., Sep 1947 - Jan 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/11

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Correspondents include: Reves (7) including (1) requesting WSC's advice on whether to publish the memoirs of German State-Secretary Meissner; Arthur Halls (Board of Trade); [George] Gordon Allen (2); "H R P" [Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from: secretaries Elizabeth Gilliatt, Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow], Chips Gemmell, Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], Jane Portal [later Lady Williams of Elvel], and R McHale.Subjects covered by the file include: Argentinean, Bengali, Brazilian, Canadian, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hindi, Greek, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, and Norwegian rights in the memoirs; the role of Dutch submarines in the Far East in 1941 and 1942; suggested corrections to the French edition; a printers' strike (1950); requests for WSC to grant interviews during his Norwegian trip (1948).Also includes: Canadian import licences; Allen's comments and a Dutch Naval Staff survey on Dutch submarine activity; various cuttings.


  • Creation: Sep 1947 - Jan 1954

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