Papers on naval subjects, 1917 - 1918
Scope and Contents
Subjects include: American shipping output; weaknesses in the air service; changes in Admiralty organisation; the military situation, including failure to learn lessons on the Western Front, lack of strategy in Palestine and Mesopotamia [Iraq, and parts of southeast Turkey, southwest Iran and Syria] and the mistaken idea that Germany and Austria can be defeated by economic pressure alone; criticism of the Dardanelles Campaign; the removal of Major-General Sir Hugh Trenchard from the Royal Flying Corps; the work of gunboats in Mesopotamia [Iraq, and parts of southeast Turkey, southwest Iran and Syria].
- 1917 - 1918
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
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