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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Book 1: Proofs for and notes by [George] Gordon Allen., 01 Oct 1947 - 04 Apr 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/135

Scope and Contents

Includes typescript and galley proofs annotated with comments and suggestions by [George] Gordon Allen of the following chapters: Chapter 8 "Challenge and Response, 1935"; Chapter 9 "Problems of Air and Sea, 1935 - 1939" (provisionally entitled "Battleship Policy and the Fleet Air Arm" and "The Rebuilding of the Fleet"). Also annotated by various individuals including WSC, William Deakin and Denis Kelly.Also includes: galley proofs of unpublished letters on naval construction and Appendix B "A Note on the Fleet Air Arm"; letters to WSC from Allen; a note from Cecily "Chips" Gemmell, WSC's secretary.


  • 01 Oct 1947 - 04 Apr 1948

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1 item(s) (1 file (91 loose folios))

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