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Memoranda written in the War Office, 1915-11 - 1916-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/28

Scope and Contents

Texts of memoranda by LSA on subjects including: the position of forces in Salonika [Thessaloniki, Greece], Salonika's defence and the effect on the Dardanelles Campaign; notes on a General Staff memorandum on the factors affecting the choice of a plan of campaign; a projected campaign against Turkey in the Dardanelles and the Bosphorus; the position of Bulgaria; using propaganda in the Balkans; forces required for the reconquest of Serbia and for an advance on Hungary; the potential strength of Turkish forces; the position of Romania; requirements for a general offensive; relations between the operations and intelligence branches of the General Staff.

Also includes: memorandum by unknown author on an Imperial Parliament for defence and foreign policy, separating imperial and domestic legislation, and representation in an Imperial Parliament; press cuttings on the Parliament Bill debate and the deferment of the Munitions Bill.


  • 1915-11 - 1916-03

Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


2 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 118

Finding aid date

2003-06-19 15:02:03.840000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 336087

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