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CHAR 16/7 Official: War and Air: correspondence, much on the Russian campaign.

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CHAR 16/7/23-25

Letter from Enver [Pasha], ex- Turkish Minister of War (Smolensk [Russia]) to WSC making observations on Turkey's reasons for entering the war and on the huge sacrifices made and news of the 'coup de grace' [final blow] of dividing up his fatherland. He begs WSC to use his influence on [David] Lloyd George to re-establish links and to keep Asia Minor and Thrace together; warns him about Turkey and Arabia and against offending Islam. Ends by promising great loyalty.

Signed manuscript. Envelope marked private and urgent also present.

3 folios
03 May 1919