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Nuclear warfare

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 143 Collections and/or Records:

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"Air and aviation", 1964-10 - 1965-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/6/23
Scope and Contents Includes: text of [? an article] on the state of the aviation industry, particularly the actions of the Labour Government; extracts from Hansard on the cancellation of the TSR-2 strike and reconnaissance aircraft; memoranda on the drive for nuclear weapons in Britain, France and China, from the Indian perspective; text of [? an article] on whether the Labour Government would keep a nuclear deterrent; draft review of "Out on a Wing", the memoirs of Sir [William] Miles Thomas; account of a speech...
Dates: 1964-10 - 1965-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Article by Louis-Francois Duchene [Director, International Institute for Strategic Studies] on nuclear weapons, 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 1/2/22
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The material at Churchill Archives Centre begins with Lord Gladwyn's school and college notebooks, and runs to his final articles, but with the exception of his personal and family correspondence, was chiefly created after Lord Gladwyn's retirement from the Diplomatic Service. A large proportion of the papers consists of notes, reports, articles, speeches and correspondence amassed from Lord Gladwyn's work as the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party in the House of Lords and Liberal spokesman on...
Dates: 1974
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Articles, 1955-12 - 1957-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 7/21
Scope and Contents Typescript texts, proofs and press cuttings on subjects including: a tribute to 1st Lord Ismay; General Charles de Gaulle; the Arab world and the West; Winston Churchill; a review of A W Kinglake’s "Eothen"; the nuclear deterrent; the French parliamentary crisis; a review of "A Soldier with the Arabs" by Sir John Glubb [former Officer Commanding Arab Legion, Transjordan]; increased pay for MPs; a review of Pierre Mendes-France’s book [? "Sept mois, dix-sept jours"]; the propaganda war in the...
Dates: 1955-12 - 1957-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Articles on defence, 1982 - 1985

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 1/2/38
Scope and Contents Mainly consists of articles on 'No First Use'”
Dates: 1982 - 1985
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Bikini Atomic Bomb Trials, 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 2/20
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, manuscripts of books, articles, lectures, broadcasts, preparatory notes, copies of original papers used in research, card indexes, subject files for the official naval history of the Second World War, press cuttings, microfilms and photographs.
Dates: 1946
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Broadcasts, 1955-10 - 1970-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/27
Scope and Contents Annotated transcripts of television and radio interviews and broadcasts by JEP on subjects including: immigration; defence, particularly cuts in the Middle East, British withdrawal from Singapore (in interviews with Denis Healey, Secretary of State for Defence, 1967), and retaining use of nuclear weapons; floating exchange rates; JEP's book on the relationship between the Ministry of Health and the National Health Service, A New Look at Medicine and Politics; Parliamentary privilege and private...
Dates: 1955-10 - 1970-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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"Cabinet: Note on Tube Alloys, 1954", 14 Dec 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/217/15
Scope and Contents Top secret Cabinet Paper by WSC on nuclear deterrents; the nuclear power of the United States and Soviet Union and considerations about the likelihood of them using nuclear weapons; the importance of NATO's position and nuclear strength; and communication of information and policy to the Soviet Union. He ends "The next two or three years may well be the safest the world will see for a long time. We should remain calm and firm."Printed pamphlet.
Dates: 14 Dec 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Copies of GJ's letters to newspapers concerning nuclear disarmament, 1987

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 1/2/48
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The material at Churchill Archives Centre begins with Lord Gladwyn's school and college notebooks, and runs to his final articles, but with the exception of his personal and family correspondence, was chiefly created after Lord Gladwyn's retirement from the Diplomatic Service. A large proportion of the papers consists of notes, reports, articles, speeches and correspondence amassed from Lord Gladwyn's work as the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party in the House of Lords and Liberal spokesman on...
Dates: 1987
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence with Bouchaud, 1977

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 1/2/24
Scope and Contents Correspondence on a speech by Raymond Barre [Prime Minister of France] on the French nuclear deterrent.
Dates: 1977
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence with Dr Bertram, 1975

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 1/2/14
Scope and Contents Correspondence with [? Dr Christoph Bertram] on the utility of studies into damage to be inflicted by
European nuclear deterrents.
Dates: 1975
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence with Harry S Truman and Clement Attlee, 1951-02 - 1956-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 1/11
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Churchill, Truman, President of the United States and Attlee, Prime Minister, on the publication of Britain's 1943 agreement with the United States on the use of the atomic bomb, given that there was now an American air base in East Anglia. Other subjects include Churchill's good wishes on the Korean War.
Dates: 1951-02 - 1956-04
Conditions Governing Access: Closed for review.
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Correspondence with Lord Zuckerman on nuclear prospects, 1986 - 1987

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 1/2/45
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The material at Churchill Archives Centre begins with Lord Gladwyn's school and college notebooks, and runs to his final articles, but with the exception of his personal and family correspondence, was chiefly created after Lord Gladwyn's retirement from the Diplomatic Service. A large proportion of the papers consists of notes, reports, articles, speeches and correspondence amassed from Lord Gladwyn's work as the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party in the House of Lords and Liberal spokesman on...
Dates: 1986 - 1987
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence with Margaret Thatcher, 1986-01 - 1986-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/1/6
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the number of Labour peers in the House of Lords; South Africa; spending on the National Health Service; supplementary benefits; the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in the Soviet Union; nuclear testing and arms control; pensions; the possible purchase of British Leyland by the trades unions; the funding of Sadler’s Wells theatre; crime prevention; the Westland affair [share dealing irregularities involving Westland Helicopter Company]. Other correspondents include Nigel...
Dates: 1986-01 - 1986-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Debate on the Address, 03 Nov 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/52A/1-44
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (House of Commons) for the debate on the address, on subjects including: the forthcoming royal tour of the Commonwealth and Empire; the timing of the next General Election and the general length of Parliaments; constructive and non-partisan politics; housing policy, including new building and repair of existing property; reducing restrictions and controls on agriculture, increasing food production and retaining food subsidies; changes in the international...
Dates: 03 Nov 1953
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"Defence", 16 Mar 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/33B/217-272
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (House of Commons) on subjects including: ministerial appointments in defence; the need for greater openness with the House of Commons; retaining a reformed National Service scheme; recruitment for the regular army; the defence of Western Europe, particularly West Germany, against the Soviet Union and its satellites; reducing the Royal Navy; the threat from Soviet submarines and the need to develop aircraft carriers and anti-submarine aircraft; expanding the RAF as...
Dates: 16 Mar 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Defence briefings and other papers, June-circa December 1977, 1977-06 - 1977

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/82
Scope and Contents Includes MT's correspondence with Peter Blaker MP (enclosing a record of his meeting with Alan Reich, Assistant First Secretary US Department of Commerce, 28 July 1977), Winston Churchill MP (attaching a copy of his paper, "Britain's nuclear deterrence", circa June 1977) and Patrick Cosgrave (Special Adviser to MT), attaching a copy of a paper on "U.S. overseas bases: problems of projecting U.S. military power abroad" by Thomas Moorer and Alvin Cottrell), ca. 1977 Also...
Dates: 1977-06 - 1977
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in January 2008 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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"Defence (Government Policy)", 15 Feb 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/40B/269-320
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (House of Commons) on subjects including: recent Government defence policy changes; the disruptive effect of the Iron and Steel Nationalization Act on rearmament; general mismanagement of defence, including demobilization, the dispersion and destruction of weapons, the extension of National Service and the wastage of defence funds; the British inability to produce atom bombs; Government opposition to the rearmament of West Germany and a European Army; the risk of...
Dates: 15 Feb 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Defence of the Realm, 1983-09 - 1995-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/82
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the general public on defence issues, including the unification of Germany, conventional forces and the nuclear deterrent, with correspondents including: James Molyneaux [Leader, Ulster Unionist Party]; Lord Forte. Also includes: papers on subjects including the closure of Cambridge Military Hospital, the end of the Cold War and the balance of conventional forces in Europe; print of article by John Saville [Co-Editor of the Socialist Register] on American military...
Dates: 1983-09 - 1995-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Discussion of a paper by GJ on nuclear defence, 1988

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 1/2/50
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The material at Churchill Archives Centre begins with Lord Gladwyn's school and college notebooks, and runs to his final articles, but with the exception of his personal and family correspondence, was chiefly created after Lord Gladwyn's retirement from the Diplomatic Service. A large proportion of the papers consists of notes, reports, articles, speeches and correspondence amassed from Lord Gladwyn's work as the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party in the House of Lords and Liberal spokesman on...
Dates: 1988
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"European Unity", 28 Mar 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/33C/578-622
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (House of Commons) on subjects including: relations between Britain, France, West Germany and the Soviet Union; the presence of West Germany in the European Assembly, in Western defence and a united Europe; reconciliation between France and West Germany and the lead being taken by Charles de Gaulle and Konrad Adenauer, Federal Chancellor of Germany; mutual assistance between Britain, France and West Germany for the good of Europe; reasons for and against a war; the...
Dates: 28 Mar 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"Korea", 05 Jul 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/36A/114-133
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (House of Commons) on debating the Korean crisis, the lack of information given to Parliament, Communist propaganda, British and Commonwealth support for the United States's intervention, Conservative support for the Government's position on the crisis, accusations of Conservative war-mongering, the protection of Western Europe by the nuclear deterrent, the increasing production of atom bombs by the Soviet Union, and the need for settlement with the Soviet Union...
Dates: 05 Jul 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: Co-operation Publishing Company: business correspondence., 27 Jul 1945 - 19 Dec 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/721
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], head of Co-operation (10), on subjects including collaborating with Reves over offers for WSC to publish newspaper and magazine articles, war memoirs, and make radio broadcasts in the United States; and Reves' book on the atomic bomb, "The Anatomy of Peace".
Dates: 27 Jul 1945 - 19 Dec 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Literary: correspondence with consultants and others on WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War", mainly volumes 1 to 4), C-I., Jun 1946 - Dec 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/19A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann] on the atomic bomb; R V Jones; Sir Laurence Collier [British Ambassador to Norway]; William Deakin (12); Ian Colvin (4) including (2) on his book on [General Paul] von Kleist; Robert Sherwood; Sir Alfred Duff Cooper [later 1st Lord Norwich] (2); Sir Stafford Cripps sending on extracts from his diary for summer 1939; [George Gordon] Allen (2); Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall (3) including (2) on sending draft chapters to...
Dates: Jun 1946 - Dec 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Literary: The Second World War, Volume 4 "The Hinge of Fate", Appendices., Oct 1947 - Nov 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/297A-F
Scope and Contents Include typescript and galley proofs of the appendices to Volume 4 including: Appendix A "List of abbreviations"; Appendix B "List of codenames"; Appendix C "Prime Minister's Personal Minutes, January 1942-May 1943"; Appendix D "Singapore defences, memorandum by Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall"; Appendix E "Monthly total of shipping losses for 1942, British Allied and neutral"; Appendix F "Promises about post-war conditions. The Beveridge Report" (on the report by William Beveridge);...
Dates: Oct 1947 - Nov 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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