Dardanelles campaign (1915-1916)
Found in 222 Collections and/or Records:
Literary: Correspondence concerning WSC's research for Volume 3 of "The World Crisis"., 20 Jan 1926 - 31 Oct 1926
Literary: Sunday Chronicle articles by WSC: 3 ("The World Crisis" series)., 28 Apr 1940 - 08 Jun 1940
Official: Cabinet: Dardanelles Committee: correspondence mainly about the Dardanelles Expedition., Apr 1915 - Oct 1915
Page from the Times including marked article describing the naval attack in the Dardanelles as "a legitimate war gamble". [Retained in connection with the proceedings against Lord Alfred Douglas arising from his claim that WSC misreported the Battle of Jutland to allow Jewish interests led by Sir Ernest Cassel to profit on the stock market].
Extract by Captain Alexander Davidson (HMS Cornwallis) from report by Rear-Admiral Rosslyn Wemyss [later Lord Wester Wemyss], praising the conduct of Naval personnel landing troops in theDardanelles. Signed typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/66/33-35.
Letter from Captain Alexander Davidson (HMS Cornwallis, Eastern Mediterranean Squadron) to WSC praising the naval operations in the Dardanelles initiated by him and his energetic management of the Navy in general. Describes his (Davidson's) role in the landing of the South Wales Borderers at Gallipoli, and sends extract of a report by Rear-Admiral Rosslyn Wemyss [later Lord Wester Wemyss][see CHAR 2/66/4].
Telegram from General Sir Ian Hamilton to Vice Admiral John de Robeck encouraging him to persevere in his naval attack on the Dardanelles. Typescript copy. Sent with CHAR 2/74/33.