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Literary: correspondence thanking WSC for complimentary copies and congratulating him on volume 4 ("The Hinge of Fate") of his war memoirs ("The Second World War")., Nov 1950 - Aug 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/59

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: John Snyder; Sir Oliver Franks; Fleet Admiral William Leahy and Herbert Swope, both also on the Korean War; [Fleet Admiral] Ernest King; "Beetle" [Walter Bedell Smith]; Cordell Hull; James Farley; "Alex" [1st Lord Alexander of Tunis]; Major-General Frederick Anderson, also on the Soviet threat; Sir Alexander Cadogan; Lewis Douglas; John Dulles; the Duke of Windsor [earlier Edward Prince of Wales and King Edward VIII]; Dorothy, Lady Moran; Anthony Moir [WSC's solicitor]; Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury] (2), also on domestic political affairs; Clement Attlee; Sir Leslie Rowan, also on British-United States relations, John Martin, Edith Watson, and John Peck [former Private Secretaries to WSC]; General Mark Clark; "Bobbety" [5th Lord Salisbury, earlier Robert Gascoyne Cecil and Lord Cranborne]; Richard Rhys [later 9th Lord Dynevor]; Charles Thompson [former Personal Assistant to WSC]; Ridley Pakenham-Walsh; Stella Daly; Sir Leslie Hollis; "Van" [1st Lord Vansittart]; Patrick Kinna and G Lamont [former secretaries]; Thomas Johnston; Sir Thomas Dunhill; Sir Orme Sargent; Roy Harrod; 1st Lord Leathers; Julius Adler; Lady Juliet Duff; Sir Alan Lascelles; Sir Andrew Duncan. Also includes note from WSC's secretary Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow].


  • Creation: Nov 1950 - Aug 1951

Conditions Governing Access



1 file(s) (52 loose folios)

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Copies

Folios 15 and 18: Copyright holders (John Foster Dulles and Lord Moran) have withheld permission for online publication. Available at Churchill Archives Centre.

Repository Details

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