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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1, "The Gathering Storm": [chapter 27] "The Combat Deepens": copy and provisional proofs., [Jan] 1947 - Nov 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/100

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Includes typescript and galley proofs annotated with suggested corrections and amendments from various people including: "Com A" [George Gordon Allen], WSC, "F W D", "Mr D" or "Col D" [William Deakin, literary assistant], "E M" [Sir Edward Marsh], [Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall], and [secretary Elizabeth Gilliatt].Also includes: provisional chapter proofs entitled "The Progress of the Conflict" and "October"; provisional proofs entitled "Admiralty Minutes - November 1939", and proofs of contemporary memoranda and letters from WSC for incorporation into the chapter; notes by Allen on British merchant shipping and the magnetic mine.


  • Creation: [Jan] 1947 - Nov 1947

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