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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1, "The Gathering Storm": chapter 21 "On the Verge": copy and provisional proofs., [Jan] 1947 - Oct 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/95

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Includes typescript, galley, and manuscript proofs annotated with suggested corrections and amendments from various people including: "F W D" [William Deakin, literary assistant], WSC, "E M" [Sir Edward Marsh], [Isaiah] Berlin, and "H R P", Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall.Also includes: proofs of contemporary letters from WSC for incorporation into the chapter; sections provisionally intended to feature in chapters entitled "Air Defence Research" and "After Munich [Germany]", and provisional chapter proofs entitled "August 1939"; a letter and notes from Pownall on precautionary measures taken before the outbreak of war; chronology of events for June to August 1939; preliminary notes on Italy and Germany (June to August 1939), and the "eve of hostilities".


  • Creation: [Jan] 1947 - Oct 1947

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