Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Chapters 31 - 37: Proofs for and notes by [George] Gordon Allen., 17 Nov 1947 - 15 Mar 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/138

Scope and Contents

Includes typescript, manuscript and galley proofs annotated with comments and suggestions by [George] Gordon Allen of the following chapters: Chapter 27 "The Combat Deepens" (provisionally entitled "Progress of the Conflict"); Chapter 31 "A Dark New Year"; Chapter 32 "Before the Storm"; Chapter 33 "The Clash at Sea" (provisionally entitled "Hitler Invades Norway" and "The Clash of the Fleets"); Chapter 34 "Narvik"; Chapter 35 "Trondheim"; Chapter 36 "Frustration in Norway" (provisionally entitled "Failure in Norway" and "The Curtain Falls on Norway"). Also annotated by various individuals including WSC, William Deakin and Sir Edward Marsh.Also includes: galley proofs of Appendix N "Extract from War Diary of U. 47, November 28 1939"; notes by Allen on chapters 32 and 34 - 36.Also includes some source material including: a summary of the war at sea, January - March 1940; notes on the capture of the Altmark.


  • 17 Nov 1947 - 15 Mar 1948

Conditions Governing Access



1 item(s) (1 file (202 loose folios))

Language of Materials


The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.