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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.


  • Creation: 17 Nov 1947 - 15 Mar 1948

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