First World War (1914-1918)
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Great Men of Our Time": "Kitchener" on 1st Lord Kitchener of Khartoum [Sudan]; "Admiral Fisher" on 1st Lord Fisher; "King George V"; "Sir John French" on 1st Lord Ypres; "Douglas Haig" on 1st Lord Haig; "Asquith" on 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith [earlier Herbert Asquith].Also includes: "Truth about the Bacon Letters", a cutting of an article by Admiral Sir Reginald Bacon in answer to WSC's article on Fisher.
Letter from David Davis (House of Commons) to WSC enclosing notes on war policy in the Balkans to be discussed by the Liberal War Committee [see CHAR 2/90/12-24]. Signed typescript.
Notes [to be discussed by the Liberal War Committee] on the measures necessary for the assumption by the Allies of the offensive on the Salonica front in the Balkans. Sent with CHAR 2/90/11.
Notes [to be discussed by the Liberal War Committee] arguing that since Britain has the strongest interests among the Allies in supporting Serbia a British or a Serbian general should be placed in overall command on the Salonica front, and considering the disastrous increase in German power in the east which would result from the surrender of Serbia. Sent with CHAR 2/90/11.
"Reasons for the appointment of a British general in command of the Salonika expedition." Written by D[avid] D[avis] for discussion by the Liberal War Committee. Sent with CHAR 2/90/11.
Notes [by David Davis for discussion by the Liberal War Committee] arguing for the appointment of the Serbian Field Marshall Misitch to the command of the Allied forces on the Salonica front and for the overhaul of the British means of obtaining intelligence from there. Sent with CHAR 2/90/11.