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Papers on naval subjects, 1917 - 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 5/37

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].


  • Creation: 1917 - 1918

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

FP 4437-4448

Finding aid date

2005-12-19 16:50:17.810000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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