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Literary: The Second World War, Volume 3 "The Grand Alliance", Chapter 16 "Crete [Greece]: The Battle."., Jul 1948 - Jan 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/218A-B

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Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 16 entitled "Crete: The Battle". Annotated with notes and suggestions by various people including: WSC, Denis Kelly, Charles Wood, [George] Gordon Allen, Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall, CSC, [1st Lord] Wavell, ?1st Lord Alanbrooke [earlier Field Marshal Alan Brooke], Bernard Freyberg [former Commander-in-Chief of Allied Forces in Greece], and Sir Edward Marsh.Also includes some source material including: a report by the Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee on the attack on Crete; a letter and notes from "Pug" [1st Lord] Ismay; and War Cabinet papers on the functions of the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster as British Minister at Singapore and on British administration in the Far East (all dating to 1941).


  • Creation: Jul 1948 - Jan 1950

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