Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes.

Reference code: CHAR 9/156

Part of: CHAR 9
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Date: 08 Sep 1942 - 10 Dec 1942

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Typescript speech notes [with handwritten annotations by WSC and others], extract from Hansard and cutting from the Times, for WSC's speech (8 Sept 1942) entitled "The War Situation" on subjects including success in Vote of Censure debate, success of Malta convoy, the Dieppe [France] Raid, the war in the Pacific, the bombing campaign againt Germany, the Battle of the Atlantic, the condition of the Eighth Army in the Western Desert, and the appointment of Lieutenant-General Sir Bernard Montgomery to command it, the establishment of the 10th Army, in Persia [Iran] and Iraq, to be commanded by Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Maitland Wilson and his visit to meet Stalin in Moscow [Soviet Union]. Published: Complete Speeches VI, pp 6665 - 75.

Typescript speech notes [with handwritten annotations by WSC], with extract from Hansard, for WSC's statement (8 Sept 1942) on the death of George, Duke of Kent in a flying accident. Published: Complete Speeches VI, pp 6663 - 5.

Extract from Hansard on WSC's speech (10 Sept 1942) entitled "The Situation in India". Published: Complete Speeches VI, pp 6675 - 7.

Extract from Hansard on WSC's statement (11 Sept 1942) entitled "Madagascar Operations Resumed". Published: Complete Speeches VI, p 6678.

Typescript speech notes [with annotations by WSC and others] and extract from Hansard for WSC's speech (11 Nov 1942) on victories in North Africa. Published: Complete Speeches VI, pp 6696 - 708.

Typescript speech notes and drafts [with handwritten annotations by WSC], with extract from Hansard for WSC's "Secret Session" speech (10 Dec 1942) entitled "Admiral Darlan and the North African Landings" on Admiral Jean Darlan [Commander-in-Chief of Vichy forces] and the French situation. Published: Complete Speeches VI, pp 6718 - 29.

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