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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Chapter 13 "At Bay"., 22 Feb 1947 - 20 Sep 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/159

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Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 13 entitled "At Bay" (provisionally entitled "Alone"), annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various individuals including: WSC, William Deakin, Denis Kelly, Lieutenant- General Sir Henry Pownall, Sir Edward Marsh, George [Gordon] Allen and Elizabeth Gilliatt, WSC's secretary.Also includes: extract of conversations between Count Galeazzo Ciano [Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs], Hitler and Wilhelm Keitel [Chief of Staff to Hitler]; galley proofs provisionally intended to feature in Chapter 15 "Operation Sea Lion"; typescript and galley proofs from Chapter 11 "Admiral [Jean] Darlan and the French Fleet. Oran [Algeria]" provisionally intended to feature in Chapter 13; outline of Chapter 13.


  • Creation: 22 Feb 1947 - 20 Sep 1948

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