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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Chapter 31 "Desert Victory"., 03 Mar 1948 - 11 Oct 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/177

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Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 31 entitled "Desert Victory" (provisionally entitled "The End of the Year"), annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various individuals including: WSC, William Deakin, Denis Kelly, George [Gordon] Allen, Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall and 1st Lord Ismay.Some source material is also present in the file, including: notes on the desert campaign of 1940 by Christopher Soames.Also includes: note from Sir Alan Lascelles [Private Secretary to King George VI] on WSC including a letter from the King.


  • Creation: 03 Mar 1948 - 11 Oct 1948

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