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CHAR 2/96A-B Public and political: press cuttings mainly relating to the first report of the Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry.

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CHAR 2/96A/1

Edition of the Times, including report of Andrew Bonar Law's refusal to publish the evidence taken by the Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry.

1 8p
13 Mar 1917
CHAR 2/96B/12-15

Article from the National Review by Richard Jebb on the Imperial Conference.

4 folios
Apr 1917
CHAR 2/96B/16-29

Articles from the National Review by Leo Maxse attacking ministers, including WSC, whom he believes gravely underestimated the German threat before the war and have been too sanguine since it broke out, defending Lord Kitchener against his critics, and considering what he (Maxse) sees as the damning verdict on the Government of the Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry.

14 folios
Apr 1917
CHAR 2/96B/2-6

Article from a periodical on the grave shortcomings of the Government revealed by the report of the Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry.

5 folios
[Apr] [1917]
CHAR 2/96B/30-35

Article from the National Review by "a Naval Correspondent" entitled "the end of the Fisher legend" considering the report of the Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry. Lord Fisher [earlier Sir John Fisher].

5 folios
Apr 1917
CHAR 2/96B/36-43

Article from the Nineteenth Century and After on the report of the Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry.

8 folios
Apr 1917
CHAR 2/96B/44

Cutting from Town Topics: spoof letter purporting to be from WSC as Minister of Munitions to Field-Marshall Sir Douglas Haig [later Lord Haig] announcing that he is to produce square shells and guns and giving absurd advice about strategy.

1 Cutting affixed to mounting sheet.
21 Jul 1917
CHAR 2/96B/45

Part of an article by John Leyland on the report of the Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry. Typescript copy.

1 In envelope
[Apr] [1917]
CHAR 2/96B/7-11

Article from the Contemporary Review by Alexander MacCallum Scott on the interim report of the Dardanelles Commission of Inquiry.

5 folios
Apr 1917