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Dardanelles campaign (1915-1916)

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 671 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: War Council., Jan 1915 - May 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 26/2
Scope and Contents General Correspondence.Correspondents include 1st Lord Kitchener, Secretary of State for War, (3) mainly on Russia; General Sir John French [later 1st Lord Ypres] (9), mainly on the Western Front; General Sir Ian Hamilton (8); on the Territorial Army; Major-General William Birdwood, the 2nd London Division and the Dardanelles; F E Smith [later 1st Lord Birkenhead] (2); Herbert Asquith [later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith], Prime Minister (2), on the War Council and the Dardanelles; David Lloyd...
Dates: Jan 1915 - May 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Council, 1914-1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 26
Scope and Contents The War Council was established in November 1914 to direct the overall conduct of the War. This class contains all of WSC's correspondence and papers relating to the discharge of this responsibility except those relating to the Admiralty and certain other specific bodies such as the Cabinet and its various committees. The two correspondence files (26/1 and 26/2) contain valuable correspondence with Lord Kitchener, Secretary of State for War and General Sir John French [later 1st Lord Ypres],...
Dates: 1914-1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Orders issued during the Dardanelles campaign, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 5/1
Scope and Contents

Mainly concerning wireless telegraphy.

Dates: 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Papers on naval subjects, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 5/24
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: steady pressure strategy; strategy in the Baltic and North Sea; Fisher's objections to operations off Zeebrugge [Belgium] and the Dardanelles Campaign from a naval viewpoint; submarine strategy.

Dates: 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Papers on naval subjects, 1915 - 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 5/25
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: the Baltic project; the Dardanelles Campaign.

Dates: 1915 - 1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Papers on naval subjects, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 5/26
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: German successes and the need to make better use of allied manufacturing resources and manpower; the Dardanelles Campaign; the Battle Cruiser fleet.

Dates: 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Papers on naval subjects, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 5/27
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: the Dardanelles Campaign; completing orders with private shipbuilders; the possibility of the war ending in a naval stalemate; keeping clear of the Heligoland Bight; naval intelligence on German shipping, submarine construction, zeppelin movements and a planned raid for 7 May; Fisher's resignation as 1st Sea Lord.

Dates: 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Papers on naval subjects, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 5/28
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: Fisher's ultimatum to Herbert Asquith [Prime Minister, later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] giving his conditions for returning to the Admiralty; the general situation, including the Eastern Front, Western Front, North Sea and home defence and the Dardanelles Campaign; attacks on the German cruiser Konigsberg by HMS Severn.

Dates: 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Papers on naval subjects, 1915 - 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 5/29
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: new submarine designs; the submarine battleship; need for reform of the air service; the Dardanelles Campaign; failure to act on warnings of zeppelin raids; the failure of a scheme for raising the entry age for the Royal Naval College, Osborne [Isle of Wight]; tributes to Fisher.

Dates: 1915 - 1917
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Papers on naval subjects, 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 5/31
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: vessels sunk by enemy submarines; support for Fisher; the next probable theatre for a German attack; a report on the Dardanelles Campaign by Archibald Hurd.

Dates: 1917
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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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 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...
Dates: 1917 - 1918
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Papers on naval subjects, 1906 - 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 5/38
Scope and Contents

Mainly Committee of Imperial Defence papers on subjects including: requirements for a torpedo cruiser; the possibility of an attack on the Dardanelles (1906); defence of the Suez Canal, transport and landing places for operations in the Near East (1910); defence of the Empire (1911).

Dates: 1906 - 1918
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Papers on naval subjects: material used or intended to be used in the Dardanelles Inquiry, 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 5/32
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Subjects include: shipbuilding; war plans; fleet operations and manning; naval reforms; armaments and gunnery; training; submarines; Admiralty policy; development of cruisers and battleships; oil engines; strategy during the war; the Dardanelles Campaign and Inquiry; air warfare; Fisher's own career.

Dates: 1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Papers on naval subjects: material used or intended to be used in the Dardanelles Inquiry, 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 5/33
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Subjects include: shipbuilding; war plans; fleet operations and manning; naval reforms; armaments and gunnery; training; submarines; Admiralty policy; development of cruisers and battleships; oil engines; strategy during the war; the Dardanelles Campaign and Inquiry; air warfare; Fisher's own career.

Dates: 1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Papers on naval subjects: material used or intended to be used in the Dardanelles Inquiry, 1914 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 5/34
Scope and Contents

Comprises "Lord Fisher's narrative of his connection with the Dardanelles operations".

Dates: 1914 - 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Papers on naval subjects: material used or intended to be used in the Dardanelles Inquiry, 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 5/35
Scope and Contents

Comprises "Lord Fisher's narrative of his connection with the Dardanelles operations".

Dates: 1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Papers on naval subjects: material used or intended to be used in the Dardanelles Inquiry, 1916 - 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FISR 5/36
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Subjects include: shipbuilding; war plans; fleet operations and manning; naval reforms; armaments and gunnery; training; submarines; Admiralty policy; development of cruisers and battleships; oil engines; strategy during the war; the Dardanelles Campaign and Inquiry; air warfare; Fisher's own career.

Dates: 1916 - 1917
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Photograph album of HMS Prince George in the Dardanelles, 1915 - 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MISC 91
Scope and Contents

This album belonged to Lieutenant Avery.
With some items of a later date, 1948-52.

Dates: 1915 - 1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Some material within the collection is closed to researchers.
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Photographs of Somerville as Fleet Wireless Officer on the staff of Vice-Admiral Sir John de Robeck in the Dardanelles, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 5/10
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, official papers, lectures, articles, broadcasts and photographs
Also including papers of Commander John Somerville about his father, 1950-91

Dates: 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Pocket diary, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 1/6
Scope and Contents

Including First World War service during the Dardanelles campaign.
With a press cutting.

Dates: 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Public and political: chapters 1 to 10 of Lieutenant-General Sir Gerald Ellison's history of the Gallipoli and Dardanelles campaign, with related papers., 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/140
Scope and Contents From the Series: The papers in this class relate to WSC's activities as a person in public life other than those as MP for a particular constituency or as a Minister, and the class inevitably forms a miscellany of papers of widely differing kinds and value. They include notes and correspondence with colleagues, acquaintances, and the general public, on topics of contemporary general interest, on party political matters, and on appointments to various positions, together with invitations to speak at meetings...
Dates: 1924
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Public and political: correspondence of 1917 concerning the Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry., 1915 - 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/97
Scope and Contents

Includes copies of letters from 1915, and proposals for an attack on the island of Sylt in the North Sea.

Dates: 1915 - 1917
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Public and political: Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry: copies of documents., 1915 - 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/88
Scope and Contents From the Series: The papers in this class relate to WSC's activities as a person in public life other than those as MP for a particular constituency or as a Minister, and the class inevitably forms a miscellany of papers of widely differing kinds and value. They include notes and correspondence with colleagues, acquaintances, and the general public, on topics of contemporary general interest, on party political matters, and on appointments to various positions, together with invitations to speak at meetings...
Dates: 1915 - 1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Public and Political: Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry: correspondence and other papers., Jan 1915-Feb 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/74
Scope and Contents From the Series: The papers in this class relate to WSC's activities as a person in public life other than those as MP for a particular constituency or as a Minister, and the class inevitably forms a miscellany of papers of widely differing kinds and value. They include notes and correspondence with colleagues, acquaintances, and the general public, on topics of contemporary general interest, on party political matters, and on appointments to various positions, together with invitations to speak at meetings...
Dates: Jan 1915-Feb 1917
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Public and political: Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry: drafts of the statement by WSC on operations to the end of the first phase., 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/75
Scope and Contents From the Series: The papers in this class relate to WSC's activities as a person in public life other than those as MP for a particular constituency or as a Minister, and the class inevitably forms a miscellany of papers of widely differing kinds and value. They include notes and correspondence with colleagues, acquaintances, and the general public, on topics of contemporary general interest, on party political matters, and on appointments to various positions, together with invitations to speak at meetings...
Dates: 1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.

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