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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1, "The Gathering Storm": chapter 17 "The Tragedy of Munich [Germany]": copy and provisional proofs., [Jan] 1947 - Oct 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/91

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Includes typescript, manuscript, and galley proofs annotated with suggested corrections and amendments from various people including: WSC, [William] Deakin [literary assistant], "E R" [Emery Reves, earlier Imre Revesz], "E M" [Sir Edward Marsh], [Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall], [Isaiah] Berlin, "Van" [1st Lord Vansittart], and "O S" [Sir Orme Sargent, Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs].Also includes: sections provisionally intended to feature in chapters entitled "The [Ivan] Maisky [Soviet Union Ambassador to the United Kingdom] Incident" and "Egypt and the Middle East 1940", and provisional chapter notes entitled "From Munich to Poland"; proofs of contemporary letters from WSC and 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] for incorporation into the chapter; note from Pownall on an attempt on [Adolf] Hitler's life in 1938; note from [George Gordon] Allen on mobilisation of the Fleet at the time of Munich; file note by Deakin.


  • Creation: [Jan] 1947 - Oct 1947

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