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Special correspondence: Hore-Belisha, 1939-01 - 1950-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/2/14

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Leslie Hore-Belisha on subjects including: Hore-Belisha's failure to win a Parliamentary seat in the 1950 General Election and his regret that LSA was no longer in Government; the importance of a united Europe; LSA's fears that Winston Churchill would not know when to resign; Britain's place in Europe, particularly relations with France; balancing the power of the Soviet Union with a United States of Europe; LSA's achievements in India; Hore-Belisha being pushed out as Secretary of State for War.


  • Creation: 1939-01 - 1950-02

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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


1 file(s)

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Box 240

Finding aid date

2004-08-31 16:55:46.577000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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