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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1, "The Gathering Storm": chapter 8 "Challenge and Response, 1935": copy and provisional proofs., Jul 1935 - Dec 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/82

Scope and Contents

Includes typescript and galley proofs annotated with suggested corrections and amendments from various people including: [William] Deakin [literary assistant], WSC, "E M" [Sir Edward Marsh], [secretary Elizabeth Gilliatt], and "H R P" [Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall].Also includes: sections provisionally intended to feature in chapters entitled "Germany Rearms" and "Air Defence Research"; a table of comparative French and German conscription figures for incorporation into the chapter; file cover with a 1980 note by Martin Gilbert [official biographer of WSC]; photocopying lists for 3rd Lord Birkenhead's [earlier Frederick Smith and Lord Furneaux] biography of WSC; a Committee of Imperial Defence memorandum by WSC on air defence (1935).Please note that the majority of material dates from 1947.Some material has been removed from this file and returned to files CHAR 22/31, CHUR 4/73, CHUR 4/123 and CHUR 4/124 (according to lists left in this file).


  • Creation: Jul 1935 - Dec 1947

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