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Literary: The Second World War, Volume 5 "Closing the Ring", Chapter 3 "The fall of [Benito] Mussolini."., Jul 1943 - Aug 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/304A-B

Scope and Contents

Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 3 "The fall of Mussolini" (provisionally entitled "The broken axis") annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various people including: WSC, William Deakin, Denis Kelly, Charles Wood, 1st Lord Ismay, Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall, Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet] and Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz].Also includes notes from Kelly and a telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt (dating to July 1943).Most of the material in the file dates to 1950-1951.


  • Creation: Jul 1943 - Aug 1951

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2 file(s) (2 files (387 loose folios))

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