Official: War Cabinet: various papers.

Reference code: CHAR 27/2

Part of: CHAR 27
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Date: 03 Apr 1917 - 27 Sep 1917

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Includes papers on various subjects by various individuals including: a War Cabinet paper on airship construction policy; Jan Smuts [South African Representative on the Imperial War Cabinet] on air preparations and offensives; Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet, on airship construction; Sir Edward Carson [First Lord of the Admiralty], Sir Albert Stanley [later 1st Lord Ashfield] President of the Board of Trade, and Ernest Pollock on the proposed economic offensive against Germany; Edwin Montagu [Secretary of State for India] on the trade war against Germany; and a minute by WSC (dating to April 1915) on munitions.

Also includes: summaries of the war situation giving details of events in Western and Eastern theatres; minutes of the air policy committee; a report on manpower; and recruitment and printed correspondence from Cecil Spring-Rice [British Ambassador to the United States].

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UKAT

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Open

Physical: 1 file (43 loose folios)
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