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CHAR 2/162 Public and political: chapters VI and XII of the official history of the Gallipoli campaign, with related correspondence.

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CHAR 2/162/1-37

Official history of the Gallipoli campaign by Cecil Aspinall-Oglander [earlier Cecil Aspinall]: chapter VI: "Final preparations at Mudros" Typescript draft.

37 folios
1928
CHAR 2/162/38

Letter from Brigadier-General James Edmonds (Historical Section (Military Branch), Committee of Imperial Defence) to Edward Marsh suggesting changes to the official history of the Gallipoli campaign by Cecil Aspinall-Oglander [earlier Cecil Aspinall].

1 folio
06 Mar 1928
CHAR 2/162/39

Letter from [Edward Marsh] to Brigadier-General James Edmonds reporting that WSC does not see the need to ask Cecil Aspinall-Oglander [earlier Cecil Aspinall] to amend his official history of the Gallipoli campaign and wishes Edmonds to let him have the passages to which he (Edmonds) takes exception. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
06 Mar 1928
CHAR 2/162/40

Note from Edward Marsh to [WSC] explaining that Brigadier-General James Edmonds's criticisms of the official history of the Gallipoli campaign are on small details and suggesting that history sub-committee get him to discuss them with Cecil Aspinall-Oglander [earlier Cecil Aspinall], the author.

1 folio
07 Mar [1928]
CHAR 2/162/41

Letter from Brigadier-General James Edmonds (Historical Section (Military Branch), Committee of Imperial Defence) to Edward Marsh enclosing and commenting on CHAR 2/162/42-43. Annotated by WSC denying Edmonds' assertion that there is no question of altering [the official history of the Gallipoli campaign] as a whole.

1 folio
07 Mar 1928
CHAR 2/162/42-43

Criticisms [by Brigadier-General James Edmonds] of chapter XII of the official history of the Gallipoli campaign [by Cecil Aspinall-Oglander, earlier Cecil Aspinall]. Sent with CHAR 2/162/41.

2 folios
[Mar] [1928]
CHAR 2/162/44-70

Official history of the Gallipoli campaign: chapter XII: "The day after the landing". Typescript draft.

27 folios
[Mar] [1928]