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First World War (1914-1918)

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 1448 Collections and/or Records:

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Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 7., 12 Oct 1941 - 16 Nov 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/696
Scope and Contents Includes cuttings from the Sunday Dispatch for: "The truth about the Dardanelles [Turkey]", WSC's account of the strategic thinking behind the campaign, and the support it received from the War Council and leading naval figures; "The peril of half-measures and compromise in war" on Lord Fisher's doubts and Lord Kitchener's role in the campaign; "17 sea mines which played a part in history" on the naval bombardment of the Dardanelles' forts, Vice-Admiral Sackville Carden going sick, and...
Dates: 12 Oct 1941 - 16 Nov 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: "The Eastern Front" [Volume 5 of "The World Crisis"]., 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/305
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Galley proofs, maps and lists of names and notes in WSC's hand.Filing sheet annotated "Typical example of Mr Churchill's proofs of "The Eastern Front" (to be kept carefully for auction after his death).".

Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The World Crisis, Vol. 3., 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/103
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Appendix: British French and German official casualty returns, 1914-18 typescript.

Dates: 1923
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The World Crisis, Vol. 3., 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/104
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Chapter 12: "At the Ministry of Munitions" "The Offensive Problem by Land and Sea [unpublished] annotated typescript.

Dates: 1923
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The World Crisis, Volume 1., 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/125
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Marked proofs of Chapter 16 "The Channel Ports", with handwritten drafts of three letters from WSC to Sir John French [later Lord Ypres], Oct 1914.

Dates: 1923
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The World Crisis, Volume 1., 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/126
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Marked proofs of Chapter 17 "The Grand Fleet and the Submarine Alarm".

Dates: 1923
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The World Crisis, Volume 2., 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/83
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Chapter XI "The 18th of March" Manuscript and annotated typescript.

Dates: 1923
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The World Crisis, Volume 2., 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/84
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Chapter XIII "The Case for Perseverance and Decision" Annotated typescript.

Dates: 1923
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The World Crisis, Volume 2., 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/85
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Chapter XIV "The First Defeat of the U-Boats" Annotated typescript.

Dates: 1923
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The World Crisis - Volume 2., 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/133
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Marked proofs of Preface and Chapter 1 "The Deadlock in the West", with annotated typescripts.

Dates: 1923
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The World Crisis - Volume 2., 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/136
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Marked proofs of Chapter 4 "The Origin of Tanks and Smoke".

Dates: 1923
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The World Crisis Volume 2., 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/153
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Marked proofs of Chapter 21 "The Battle of Suvla Bay".

Dates: 1923
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The World Crisis Volume 2., 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/154
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Marked proofs of Chapter 22 "The Ruin of the Balkans.

Dates: 1923
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The World Crisis Volume 2., 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/155
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Marked proofs of Chapter 23 "The Abandonment of the Dardanelles".

Dates: 1923
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The World Crisis, Volume 2., 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/184
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Translations of German Sources: Dardanelles Typescript translations from "Funf Jahre Turkei" [Five Years in Turkey] by Liman von Sanders; The Official German History of the Great War; the despatches of Admiral von Usedon to the Kaiser.

Dates: 1923
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The World Crisis Volume 3., 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/162
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Proofs of Appendix 1 "British French and German Official Casualty Returns" on the Western Front, 1914-1918.

Dates: 1923
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The World Crisis Volume 3., 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/163
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Proofs of Chapter 12 "At the Ministry of Munitions", originally Chapters 13 "At the Ministry of Munitions" and 14 "The Mechanical Battle on Land".

Dates: 1923
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The World Crisis Volume 3., 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/164
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Proofs of Chapter 13 The Munitions Budget.

Dates: 1923
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The World Crisis, Volume 3., 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/165
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Proofs of Chapter 14 "The Autumn Struggle".

Dates: 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The World Crisis, Volume 3., 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/166
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Proofs of Chapter 16 "The German Concentration in the West", with notes by Field Marshal Lord Haig.

Dates: 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The World Crisis, Volume 3., 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/167
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Proofs of Chapter 17 "The Twenty First of March [1918], annotated by Lord Haig.

Dates: 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The World Crisis, Volume 3., 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/168
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Proofs of Chapter 18 "The Climax", annotated by WSC and Lord Haig.

Dates: 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The World Crisis, Volume 3., 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/169
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Proofs of Chapter 19 "The Surprise of the Chemin des Dames".

Dates: 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: "Thoughts and Adventures."., 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/319
Scope and Contents Proofs and offprints of WSC's articles which were collectively published as "Thoughts and Adventures" including: "Winston Churchill described the Battle of Sidney Street" on his actions as Home Secretary; "In the air" on WSC's personal experiences of flying and his encouragement of the development of military aviation while First Lord of the Admiralty; "My own spy story" on espionage during World War I and WSC's experiences on the Western Front; "Plugstreet" on his posting to Ploegsteert...
Dates: 1932
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: various articles by WSC., Jan 1938 - Nov 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/609
Scope and Contents Includes: Press cutting for "1938 - World's Year of Fate", published in Answers (29 January 1938), briefly commenting on rearmament, the Spanish Civil War, the threat of Japan, Italy and Germany, and the role of Britain, France and the United States. Cuttings and proofs for "Women in War", published in the February edition of the Strand Magazine, looking at the subject from both an historical perspective, focusing on figures such as Joan of Arc, and examining the contemporary situation...
Dates: Jan 1938 - Nov 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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