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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 3 "The Grand Alliance": Chapter 2 "The Widening War"., 08 Jan 1941 - 16 Jan 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/204

Scope and Contents

Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 2 entitled "The Widening War" (provisionally entitled "The German Move Against the Balkans"), annotated with notes and corrections by various individuals including: WSC, Denis Kelly, William Deakin, Charles Wood, 1st Lord Ismay, CSC, Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall, Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet], Sir Edward Marsh and Jay Gold.Also includes proofs of: Chapter 1 "The Desert and the Balkans".The file also includes some source material including: copy of a letter from Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary] on the German threat to the Balkans (January 1941); copy of a telegram from [General Jan Smuts] to WSC on their future goals in the Middle East and North Africa (January 1941).The majority of material in the file dates to 1948 - 1950.


  • Creation: 08 Jan 1941 - 16 Jan 1950

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