Speeches: House of Commons: speech notes and other material.

Reference code: CHAR 9/148A-B

Part of: CHAR 9
Next record: CHAR 9/149A-B
Previous record: CHAR 9/147A-B

Date: 09 Jul 1941 - 01 Oct 1941

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Hansard copies of WSC's statements (9 July) on the occupation of Iceland by United States troops, the appeal for arms from Eire (Southern Ireland) to the United States, and British losses in Syria. Published: Complete Speeches VI, pp 6446-7.

Notes for WSC's statement (15 July) on the production debate, the Anglo-Soviet Agreement against Germany, its effect on Poland, and the end of the Syrian campaign. Also includes relevant extract from Hansard. Part published: Complete Speeches VI, pp 6452-4.

Notes for WSC's speech (29 July) on the civil estimates and war production: commenting on matters including the military side, allocation of labour, a Minister of Production, machine tools, aircraft from the United States, and efficiency of workers. Also includes relevant extract from Hansard and cutting from the Times reporting WSC's speech. Published: Complete Speeches VI, pp 6455-71.

Notes for WSC's speech (9 September) on the war situation including his meeting with President Roosevelt and the 8 point Declaration (Atlantic Charter), his visit to Iceland, the threat posed by U-boats, events and operations in Iraq, Syria, Persia [Iran], and the German attack on the Soviet Union. Also includes relevant extract from Hansard and cutting from the Times reporting WSC's speech. Published: Complete Speeches VI, pp 6480-90.

Notes for WSC's speech (30 September) on the war situation including: the threat posed by Hitler, WSC's intention not to publish shipping losses to U-boats, food and rations, the strength of the United States and the Soviet Union, Germany's attack on the Soviet Union, the army and Bomber Command, and events and operations in Persia. Also includes relevant extract from Hansard and cutting from the Times reporting WSC's speech. Published: Complete Speeches VI, pp 6490-96.

For further material for some of the above speeches see CHAR 9/179 and CHAR 9/180.

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