Empire Tour speeches: Canada, 1928-01 - 1928-02
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
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The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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