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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Chapters 28 - 33: Proofs for Sir Edward Marsh., 04 Nov 1947 - 25 Mar 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/129A-B

Scope and Contents

Includes galley proofs annotated with comments and suggestions by Sir Edward Marsh of the following chapters: Chapter 28 "The Magnetic Mine"; Chapter 29 "The Action off the River Plate"; Chapter 30 "Scandinavia. Finland"; Chapter 31 "A Dark New Year"; Chapter 32 "Before the Storm"; Chapter 33 "The Clash at Sea" (provisionally entitled "The Clash of the Fleets" and "Hitler Invades Norway"); Chapter 34 "Narvik"; Chapter 35 "Trondheim" (provisionally entitled "The Norwegian Campaign. Trondheim"). Also annotated by various individuals including WSC, Charles Wood, 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann] and William Deakin.Also includes: galley proofs from volume 2 "Their Finest Hour", Chapter 2 "The Battle of France: The First Week: [General Maurice] Gamelin".Although the material in this file has been listed in published order, it is not all in this order within the file.


  • Creation: 04 Nov 1947 - 25 Mar 1948

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2 file(s) (2 files (346 loose folios))

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