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South Africa (nation)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Literary: News of the World articles by WSC 1., Apr 1938 - May 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/614
Scope and Contents Includes annotated proofs, galley proofs and cuttings from the News of the World for: "How Wars of the Future will be Waged" on the importance of the horse in the Boer War, of machine-guns and tanks in World War I, the need for foresight and initiative amongst generals, and the importance of air power in a future conflict; "Future Safeguards of National Defence" on the importance of the Navy to national defence, the German submarine campaign in World War I, the threat of air attacks on ships...
Dates: Apr 1938 - May 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open

(Untitled), Mar 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/95B/217-221
Scope and Contents Memorandum entitled "The Attitude of Members of the RAF Serving in South Africa" by John Colville stating how disappointed he was by the attitude of the RAF towards South Africa and the South Africans which he blames on ignorance, home sickness and boredom and suggesting that careful and intelligent preparation is given to all those drafted to South Africa. He adds that he has met a South African officer Captain Lennox Short, a former Information Officer, who is very keen to be consulted if...
Dates: Mar 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open