Second World War: A Guide to Documents in the Public Record Office

By: Cantwell, John

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New, unread, light shelf wear. The Second World War led to the creation of new departments in the British government. The war effort increased governmental control over many aspects of life in Britain. The result was that a vast amount of documentary records was created during the war. This Guide analyses and sheds light on the vast amount of WWII material that can be found in Britain's Public Record Office, including the records of the Cabinet Office, the Foreign Office and the three Service Departments. It describes the classes of records concerned and places them in their administrative context, indicating the offices held by the leading ministers, service chiefs and officials involved. The appendices include material about documents relating to war crimes and to the preparation of the series of Official War Histories.; 234 pages

Title: Second World War: A Guide to Documents in the Public Record Office

Author Name: Cantwell, John

Categories: Britain, World War II,

Edition: Second Edition

Publisher: London, UK, HMSO: 1993

ISBN: 011440254X

ISBN 13: 9780114402549

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Size: 7 1/2" x 9 1/2"

Seller ID: 1382

Keywords: Britain Public Record Office Cabinet Office Foreign Office,