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First World War (1914-1918)

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 26 May 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/66/23-27
Scope and Contents Letter from General Sir Ian Hamilton (General Headquarters, Mediterranean Expeditionary Force) to WSC condemning the treachery which led to WSC's resignation as First Lord of the Admiralty, describing the operations of the Expeditionary Force and criticising and praising various groups of its troops, referring to the sinking of HMS Triumph and describing the threat posed by submarines to his supply transports and asserting that the ships could be made invunerable to such attacks by means of...
Dates: 26 May 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), 30 Nov 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/68/18-19
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Curzon (1 Carlton House Terrace, [London]) to WSC enclosing papers [see CHAR 2/68/26-31] showing that in response to the General Staff's recommendation that Gallipoli should be evacuated, which was accepted by the War Committee, Curzon had drafted a memorandum stating the arguments against evacuation, which was supported in Cabinet by 5th Lord Lansdowne, Lord Selborne and Lord Crewe and opposed by Andrew Bonar Law and David Lloyd George. A decision has been postponed , which...
Dates: 30 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), 05 Jan 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 15/97/10-12
Scope and Contents Typescript copy of a letter from WSC to the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith] agreeing with Colonel [Maurice] Hankey's comments on "special mechanical devices for taking trenches"; describing the impact of trench warfare on military theory and weapons; urging the deployment of steam tractors equipped with armoured shelters, trials of "shields on wheels", systematic use of artificial smoke, and stressing the importance of swift development and production of new weapons. Unsigned annotated with...
Dates: 05 Jan 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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