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Articles and related correspondence, 1948-03 - 1950-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/6

Scope and Contents

Subjects include: the situation in Greece; the threat of war from the Soviet Union; Britain, Greece and the Balkans; Fitzroy Maclean's book "Eastern Approaches"; JA's visit to the Eastern Vilayets of Turkey, 1948 [see AMEJ 4/1/3 and 7/1/1]; the situation in the Middle East; impressions from JA's tour of Canada, 1949; Greece and her neighbours in the Balkans; resistance warfare; Imperial Preference and the Conservative Party; the Communist danger to the Commonwealth and Empire; impressions of post-war Turkey; politics and strategy in the Greek civil war; Yugoslavia; the rift between Yugoslavia [later Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia] and the Soviet Union.

Correspondents include: Dermot Morrah, Editor of the Round Table; Cyril Connolly, Editor of Horizon; Maurice Macmillan; 1st Lord Altrincham [earlier Edward Grigg] commissioning JA to write about Imperial Preference and the Conservative Party for the National Review (2); Arthur Watson, Managing Editor of the Daily Telegraph (2); Michael Goodwin, Editor of the Nineteenth Century and After (3); Colin Coote, Acting Managing Editor of the Daily Telegraph; Thomas Hutton, Editor of the Birmingham Post (2).


  • 1948-03 - 1950-01

Conditions Governing Access

The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.


4 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 260

Finding aid date

2014-08-14 15:00:31.583000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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