War devastated countries
Found in 207 Collections and/or Records:
WSC is shown walking out of a bomb-damaged building. A sign behind him reads "Bed & Breakfast 5/".
WSC in silhouette in the bomb-damaged House of Commons.
Photo shows WSC standing in the back of an army jeep (wearing an overcoat and peaked cap with a cigar in his mouth) in conversation with General Bernard Montgomery (wearing a beret and facing away from the camera). In the background are the ruins of Caen plus many army vehicles and military personnel.
Letters from Maurice and Adeline Hankey to Robin Hankey and Ursula Hankey [later Benn], 1919-02-17 - 1919-04
Subjects covered include: a trip to France including visits to St Germain and the battlefield at Chemin des Dames and [Georges] Clemenceau's shooting.
Literary: correspondence on the publication of WSC's "Secret Session Speeches"., Oct 1945 - Apr 1947
Literary: correspondence with consultants and others on WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War", mainly volumes 1 to 4), J-Pownall., Jan 1946 - Apr 1950
Literary: lists of recordings by WSC and cuttings from "Into Battle" and "The Unrelenting Struggle".,  - 1948
Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1 "The Gathering Storm": Appendices: Copy and provisional proofs., 20 May 1938 - 20 Feb 1948
Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": "Behind the Fronts" (discarded chapter)., 03 Mar 1948 - 17 Mar 1948
Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Chapter 17 "The Blitz"., 08 Mar 1948 - 13 Apr 1948
Includes typescript and galley proofs of Chapter 17 entitled "The Blitz" (provisionally entitled "The Blitz Continues" and "'London Can Take It'"), annotated with suggested amendments and corrections by various individuals including: WSC, William Deakin, Denis Kelly, Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall, 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann], 1st Lord Ismay, Sir Norman Brook [later 1st Lord Normanbrook, Secretary to the Cabinet] and CSC.
Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 2 "Their Finest Hour": Chapter 18 "'London Can Take It'"., 11 Jan 1947 - 04 Dec 1948
Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 3 "The Grand Alliance": Chapter 3 "Blitz and Anti-Blitz. Hess"., 08 Jul 1947 - 30 Jun 1951
Literary: typescript proofs and draft copies of the "Secret Session Speeches" containing WSC's speeches: "Britain Fights Alone" (20 June 1940), "Parliament in the Air Raids" (17 September 1940), "The Battle of the Atlantic" (25 June 1941), "The Fall of Singapore" (23 April 1942), and "Admiral [Jean] Darlan and the North African landings" (10 December 1942), with minor annotations by individuals including WSC and ?Charles Eade., Jan 1946 - Sep 1946
Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from WSC's secretary Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow].Other subjects include: Dutch serialisation rights.Also includes: a note from Martin Gilbert (1963); details of word counts for speeches; cuttings from Life magazine serialisation; copies of Ons Vrije Nederland [Dutch magazine] containing the speeches.WSC's notes and source material for these speeches can be found in files CHAR 9/140-1, 147, 156, 174, 179, 184 and 187.
Official: Prime Minister: Air Operations in Britain and North-West Europe, 1940-45: proofs of mainly contemporary despatches and reports for publication, with accompanying correspondence. [some material probably used in the production of WSC's "Second World War"]., Jun 1946 - Sep 1948
Official: Prime Minister: Lewisham [London] Flying Bomb Incident: papers and correspondence., Jun 1944 - Aug 1945
Possibly at the military site near Cuxhaven.
Includes letters from CSC to WSC written while he served on the Western Front. Part A comprises original letters: part B comprises typescript transcripts prepared circa 1945.
Including photographs of refugees.
Correspondents include: Edward Allen (6); Hyacinth Morgan; Thomas Leslie Rowan [Principal Private Secretary to WSC]; Sir James Hawkey [Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association and Mayor of Wanstead and Woodford] (7); Reginald Maudling; F D Atkinson (7).Subjects include: release from Auxiliary Territorial Service; repair of bomb-damaged houses; scientists' Income Tax rebate; War Crimes Commission.
Correspondents include: Leonard Buckner (4); Sir James Hawkey [Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association and Mayor of Wanstead and Woodford] (11).Subjects include: conscientious objectors; reconditioning of surplus army vehicles; National Health Service; bomb damage repairs; service register of electors; fight against tuberculosis; repossession of requisitioned property; naturalisation of aliens; food rationing.
Correspondents include: Clifford Heyworth, Town Clerk of Chingford, [Essex] on Chingford's neutral evacuation status and air raid shelters (12); Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (4).Subjects include: local concerns over allowances to servicemen's dependants; local health report; vivisection; the Clubs Bill; pension enquiries; safeguarding the jobs of National Servicemen; car tax; Women's Voluntary Service.