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Empire Tour speeches: Canada, 1928-01 - 1928-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4/17

Scope and Contents

Annotated texts of LSA's Empire Tour speeches from Canada on subjects including: nationhood, and rights and responsibilities for the Dominions; the development of the Empire; Imperial defence strategy, including cuts in the Army and possible future trouble with the Soviet Union and Afghanistan, the success of air power in Iraq and the case for a separate air strategy, the shifting of naval power from the North Sea, the establishment of the Singapore naval base and the break-down of naval disarmament talks with the United States; British achievements during and since the war; trade and Imperial Preference; Canada's development and natural resources; immigration; Imperial Conferences.


  • 1928-01 - 1928-02

Conditions Governing Access

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


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 137

Related Materials

See also AMEL 10 for photos of LSA's Empire Tour, AMEL 6/3/10 for AFA's diary and AMEL 6/3/86 for AFA's letters on the Tour.

Finding aid date

2003-08-29 11:04:09.950000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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