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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Chapter 8 "Home Defence"., 18 Apr 1947 - 07 Sep 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/154

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Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 8 entitled "Home Defence" (provisionally entitled "Our Island Home" and "June Minutes"), annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various individuals including: WSC, William Deakin, Charles Wood, Denis Kelly, Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall, and 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann].Also includes: galley proofs from Chapter 12 entitled "The Apparatus of Counter-Attack. 1940" (provisionally entitled "Counter-Attack"), and galley proofs from Chapter 7 entitled "Back to France", provisionally intended to feature in Chapter 8.


  • Creation: 18 Apr 1947 - 07 Sep 1948

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