Literary: "The Second World War", Volume 1, "The Gathering Storm": chapter 22 "War": copy and provisional proofs.

Reference code: CHUR 4/96

Part of: CHUR 4
Next record: CHUR 4/97
Previous record: CHUR 4/95

Date: Jan 1947 - Feb 1948


Includes manuscript, typescript, and galley proofs annotated with suggested corrections and amendments from various people including: WSC, "F W D" or "Mr D" [William Deakin, literary assistant], "E M" [Sir Edward Marsh], "Com A" [George Gordon Allen], "H R P" [Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall], and [secretary Elizabeth Gilliatt].

Also includes: copies of contemporary letters and memoranda from WSC for incorporation into the chapter; proofs of book 2 table of contents; sections provisionally intended to feature in a chapter entitled "The Interlude"; 2 letters from "Pug" [1st Lord Ismay] enclosing a list of code words for 1940; a file note by "M G" [Monica Graham]; tables of comparative naval strengths.

Please note that folios 123-135 have been removed from the file and placed in CHUR 4/76.





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Physical: 1 file (237 loose folios, folios 123-35 have been moved to CHUR 4/76)
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