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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Preface and Contents Tables., 21 Jan 1948 - 18 Jan 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/146

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Includes typescript and galley proofs of the prefaces, acknowledgements and tables of contents (with indications of the number of words in each chapter) and galley proofs of Chapter 16 "The Battle of Britain". Also includes notes and annotations by individuals including WSC, William Deakin, Denis Kelly, Charles Wood, CSC and Elizabeth Gilliatt and Chips Gemmell, WSC's secretaries.Also includes: galley proofs of the prefaces to volumes 3 - 6; a map showing the Allied and German armies in Belgium, May 1940; comments from 1st Lord Ismay; a note by Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall on the United States Air Force bombing Germany.


  • Creation: 21 Jan 1948 - 18 Jan 1950

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