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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Chapters 11 - 21: Proofs for Sir Edward Marsh., 17 Jul 1947 - 13 Feb 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/127A-C

Scope and Contents

Includes galley proofs annotated with comments and suggestions by Sir Edward Marsh of the following chapters: Chapter 11 "Hitler Strikes, 1936"; Chapter 12 "The Loaded Pause. Spain 1936 - 1937"; Chapter 13 "Germany Armed, 1936 - 1938"; Chapter 14 "Mr [Anthony] Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] at the Foreign Office: His Resignation"; Chapter 15 "The Rape of Austria, February 1938"; Chapter 16 "Czechoslovakia"; Chapter 17 "The Tragedy of Munich" [Germany]; Chapter 18 "Munich Winter"; Chapter 19 "Prague, Albania and the Polish Guarantee"; Chapter 20 "The Soviet Enigma" (provisionally entitled "USSR"); Chapter 21 "On the Verge". Also annotated with comments and suggestions by various individuals including WSC, Denis Kelly, William Deakin, CSC and Lettice Marston [later Lettice Shillingford], WSC's secretary.Also includes: galley proofs from Chapter 9 "Problems of Air and Sea, 1935 - 1939".Although the material in this file has been listed in published order, it is not all in this order within the file.


  • Creation: 17 Jul 1947 - 13 Feb 1948

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