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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Chapter 16 "The Battle of Britain"., 03 Jan 1947 - 19 Nov 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/162

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Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 16 entitled "The Battle of Britain", annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various individuals including: WSC, William Deakin, Denis Kelly, Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall, Sir Edward Marsh, 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann], 1st Lord Ismay, Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet], CSC and Elizabeth Gilliatt, WSC's secretary.Also includes: note from Jo Sturdee ["N S", later Lady Onslow], WSC's secretary, on the exhibition of proofs at the Festival of Britain; extract from a report by Air Vice Marshal Sir Keith Park, former commander of No 11 Fighter Group, on the Battle of Britain.


  • Creation: 03 Jan 1947 - 19 Nov 1951

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