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First World War (1914-1918)

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 290 Collections and/or Records:

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Cabinet Papers on naval and general First World War subjects, 1910-10 - 1915-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 4/7
Scope and Contents Includes: memorandum by the First Lord of the Admiralty [Winston Churchill] on the formation of a naval War Staff; diary of a visit to Berlin by 1st Lord Haldane [Secretary of State for War] and his discussions with the German Chancellor [Theobald von Bethmann Hollweg], Kaiser Wilhelm II, Grand-Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz [Head of the German Admiralty] and with J Cambon [? French Ambassador to Germany] on the balance of power in Europe, the increase in the British and German fleets,...
Dates: 1910-10 - 1915-05
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Cabinet papers on naval policy and naval statistics, 1917-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 7/1
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Includes: memorandum by Winston Churchill on naval war policy, particularly the ineffectiveness of the distant blockade and the Navy's defensive approach, while submarines were attacking commercial shipping, and the advantages of inshore offensives from an overseas base close to Germany, such as the Frisian Islands, Borkum or Sylt; comparative tables for the Anglo-American and German fleets, supplied by Churchill.

Dates: 1917-07
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Cuttings, 1913-10-21 - 1915-10-30

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 21
Dates: 1913-10-21 - 1915-10-30
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First World War diaries, 1914 - 1916

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/TGNH 8
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Literary: Articles., 1930

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/281
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Literary: Correspondence., 02 Jun 1927 - 11 Dec 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/210
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"My family saga", 1955 - 1976

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/GALN 2
Scope and Contents Autobiographical account by George Allen written for his family covering his life and naval career, highlighting key events and turning points and analysing his response to them. Also includes details of people, colleagues and family members. Subjects, issues and people covered include: childhood and education; his mother, Beatrice Allen (née Wilkinson, known as Betty) and her circumstances and career; joining the Royal Navy aged 12, naval traditions, reforms to the navy by [Sir...
Dates: 1955 - 1976