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First World War (1914-1918)

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 1452 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 06 Oct 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/74/12
Scope and Contents

Printed note by WSC referring to his Cabinet memorandum on the Dardanelles campaign written in July [see CHAR 2/74/13] and complaining about the delay in fighting the battle in Gallipoli and the decline in British manpower resulting from the Government's failure to introduce conscription. Another copy at CHAR 2/74/133.

Dates: 06 Oct 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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(Untitled), Jul 1915 - Oct 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/74/13
Scope and Contents

Cabinet memorandum by WSC (written in July and printed in October) detailing the missed military and diplomatic opportunities in Gallipoli and elsewhere in South-East Europe and arguing that a third British army should be sent to Turkey and that agreement be reached with Bulgaria to bring her onto the Allied side in order to stop Germany breaking through to Turkey and beyond. Another copy (reprinted Feb 1917) at CHAR 2/74/128.

Dates: Jul 1915 - Oct 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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(Untitled), 05 Jul 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/74/17-19
Scope and Contents Letter from Major-General Charles Callwell to General Sir Ian Hamilton arguing that correspondence and telegrams relating to operations in the Dardanelles after Hamilton's successful landings cannot be published at present because they show the late Lord Kitchener in a bad light. Asserts that it should be made clear in the papers laid before Parliament that Hamilton's initial orders were based on the erroneous assumption that the Turks would not put up much resistance to the forcing of the...
Dates: 05 Jul 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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(Untitled), [04] [Jul] [1916]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/74/20-25
Scope and Contents Letter from Major-General Charles Callwell to Sir Reginald Brade arguing that the papers on the Dardanelles Expedition to be presented to Parliament should deal only with the period from the preliminary examination of the subject up to General Sir Ian Hamilton's landings on the Gallipoli peninsula, since consideration of the subsequent failure of the campaign would reveal the manpower shortages arising from the failure of Lord Kitchener to recruit enough men without resort to conscription...
Dates: [04] [Jul] [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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(Untitled), [Jul] [1916]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/74/26-27
Scope and Contents

Letter from General Sir Ian Hamilton (1 Hyde Park Gardens, [London]) to WSC explaining the rise in the number and morale of Turkish troops in Gallipoli between the battles on 12 July and 6 August 1915, and the need to stress the fact that the operations at Suvla Bay were in support of the main thrust at Anzac Cove.

Dates: [Jul] [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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(Untitled), [Jul] [1916]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/74/28
Scope and Contents

Letter from General Sir Ian Hamilton (Hackwood, Basingstoke, [Hampshire]) to WSC giving details of the severe shortages of ammunition which hampered operations in the Dardanelles.

Dates: [Jul] [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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(Untitled), 13 Jul 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/74/29-31
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC (41 Cromwell Road) to [Herbert Asquith, later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] protesting against the Government's decision not to lay before Parliament papers relating to the operations in the Dardanelles and Gallipoli. Typescript copy.

Dates: 13 Jul 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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(Untitled), 23 Aug 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/74/33
Scope and Contents

Letter from General Sir Ian Hamilton (Deanston House, Perthshire, [Scotland]) to WSC enclosing a copy of a telegram from him to Rear Admiral John de Robeck [see CHAR 2/74/2] to show that he did not influence de Robeck in his abandonment of purely naval attacks at the Dardanelles. Signed typescript.

Dates: 23 Aug 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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(Untitled), 13 Nov 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/68/3-6
Scope and Contents

Letter from Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett (17 Park Lane, London) to WSC blaming the military authorities, in particular General Sir Ian Hamilton, for the failure of the Dardanelles campaign. Signed typescript.

Dates: 13 Nov 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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(Untitled), 22 Nov 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/68/28
Scope and Contents

Recommendation of the General Staff on the question of the action to be taken at Gallipoli. Sent with CHAR 2/68/18-19.

Dates: 22 Nov 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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(Untitled), 20 Dec 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/68/34-35
Scope and Contents Letter from J L Garvin (9 Greville Place, [London]) to WSC assuring him that his luck will turn and comparing WSC's forthcoming military service in Belgium with that of his ancestor John Churchill [later 1st Duke of Marlborough]. Considers: the political prospects of Herbert Asquith [later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] and David Lloyd George [with particular reference to the issue of conscription]; the situation on the eastern front and the vital importance of holding Salonika [Greece]; the...
Dates: 20 Dec 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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(Untitled), Dec [1915]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/68/63-65
Scope and Contents

Comments by 10th Lord Cavan on WSC's memorandum on various offensive tactics that could be used on the western front [see CHAR 2/68/52-59]. Typescript copy.

Dates: Dec [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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(Untitled), 18 Nov 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/73/6
Scope and Contents

Summary of the military situation in the various theatres of war for the nine days ending 18th November, with comments by the General Staff.

Dates: 18 Nov 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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(Untitled), 03 Jul 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/152/125
Scope and Contents

Note by WSC instructing Edward Marsh to reply to Sir Maurice Hankey that WSC thinks it is wrong of the Army Council to tamper with the work of [Cecil Aspinall, later Cecil Aspinall-Oglander] the official historian [of the Dardanelles campaign].

Dates: 03 Jul 1927
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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(Untitled), 15 Aug 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/236/160-162
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Ian Hamilton (Lennoxlove, Haddington [East Lothian] Scotland) to WSC, on the publication of 1st Lord Haig's memoirs. Hamilton expresses his anxiety about how an argument between himself, Sir John French [later 1st Lord Ypres] and Haig, at a Cabinet meeting in August 1914, over postponing landings on the Western Front, will be represented in the memoirs.

Dates: 15 Aug 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Dec 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/142/112-113
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Roger Keyes [later Lord Keyes] (Admiralty House, Malta) to WSC thanking him for writing, reporting on his inspection of aircraft carriers and his cruise in the Aegean, referring to Cecil Aspinall's [later Cecil Aspinall-Oglander] history of the [Dardanelles] campaign and to his (Keyes') polo ponies.

Dates: 06 Dec 1925
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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(Untitled), 02 Jul 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/152/126
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Maurice Hankey (Offices of the Cabinet) to Edward Marsh on passages in Cecil's Aspinall's [later Cecil Aspinall-Oglander] history [of the Dardanelles campaign] which the War Office wishes to be excised.

Dates: 02 Jul 1927
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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(Untitled), 29 Jun [1927]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/152/127
Scope and Contents

Note [on the desire of the War Office to excise a passage from Cecil Aspinall's [later Cecil Aspinall-Oglander] official history of the Dardanelles campaign].

Dates: 29 Jun [1927]
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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(Untitled), 28 Jun 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/152/128
Scope and Contents

Letter from Edward Marsh (Treasury Chambers) to Sir Maurice Hankey on the passages in Cecil Aspinall's [later Cecil Aspinall-Oglander] official history of the Dardanelles campaign which the War Office wish to be excised.

Dates: 28 Jun 1927
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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(Untitled), 28 Jun [1927]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/152/129
Scope and Contents

Note from Edward Marsh to [WSC] reporting that Edward Spears has told him that Cecil Aspinall [later Cecil Aspinall-Oglander], the official historian of the Dardanelles campaign, has written a chapter on policy which completely justifies WSC's views and which the War Office has vetoed on the grounds that Aspinall had exceeded his brief.

Dates: 28 Jun [1927]
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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(Untitled), [Oct] [1924]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/135/50-51
Scope and Contents

Letter from T Taylor Heywood, journalist (11 Geneva Terrace, Rochdale, [Lancashire]) to WSC asserting that unless he explains who was responsible for the failure of the Dardanelles campaign many young Conservatives like Heywood will leave the party because it is allowing WSC back into its ranks.

Dates: [Oct] [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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(Untitled), 02 Aug 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/153/17
Scope and Contents

Letter in French from Franchet d'Esperey (Perros par Bubry, Morbihan, [Franche]) to Jacques Balsan reporting that in Constantinople in 1919 Djevad Pasha, a Turkish commander, had told him that the forces defending the Dardanelles were in such a state that had the Royal Navy continued its attack it would have succeeded. Sent with CHAR 2/153/15-16.

Dates: 02 Aug 1927
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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(Untitled), 11 Jun 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/158/134-138
Scope and Contents Letter from Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury] (Stockton House, Codford, Wiltshire) to WSC reporting that the publishers of the memoirs of 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith [earlier Herbert Asquith] have agreed to remove a passage offensive to WSC , describing the difficulties of editing the work before its serialisation, and denying that her father ever accused WSC of deserting him in 1915, when he was very reluctantly...
Dates: 11 Jun 1928
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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(Untitled), 03 Sep 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/258/3-4
Scope and Contents

Letter from Admiral of the Fleet Sir Roger Keyes to WSC, asking if it was true that Asquith had wanted WSC to go out to the Dardanelles after he left the Admiralty in 1915.

Dates: 03 Sep 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Nov 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/129/24-25
Scope and Contents Letter from Brigadier Bernard Freyberg [29th Division] from France to WSC, describing events on Armistice Day on the Western Front. Freyberg explains how he decided to raid German forces with his cavalry and [motor-]cyclists for one last time a few hours before peace was declared, and describes how his forces took the village of Lessines [Belgium], capturing several machine-guns, four German officers and 102 soldiers of other ranks, at 10.58 a.m. Freyberg then asks WSC for his advice on what...
Dates: 19 Nov 1918
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

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