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Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 3 "The Grand Alliance": Chapter 7 "The Battle of the Atlantic: The Western Approaches"., 31 Mar 1948 - 06 Nov 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/209A-C

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Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 7 entitled "The Battle of the Atlantic: The Western Approaches", annotated with notes and comments by various individuals including: WSC, Denis Kelly, Charles Wood, Sir Edward Marsh, William Deakin, Jay Gold, CSC, Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet], Lieutenant- General Sir Henry Pownall and George [Gordon] Allen.Also includes: galley proofs of Chapter 8 "The Battle of the Atlantic: American Intervention" (provisionally entitled "The Battle of the Atlantic: The Ocean") and of Volume 2, Chapter 30 "Ocean Peril" (provisionally entitled "The Air and the U-boats", including material from Chapter 3 "Blitz and Anti-Blitz. [Rudolf] Hess"); galley proofs from Appendix F "Military Directives and Minutes, January - June 1941", provisionally intended to feature in Chapter 7; galley proofs of various chapter headings in Volume 3; notes by Allen and 1st Lord Ismay commenting on the Battle of the Atlantic and the chapter as a whole.


  • Creation: 31 Mar 1948 - 06 Nov 1949

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3 file(s) (3 files (434 loose folios))

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