World War, 1939-1945
Found in 137 Collections and/or Records:
"In CRI, certified. Melancholia. Sudden onset, dating from air-raid. Died at home. Lived with widowed sister and widower brother. Was formerly a domestic servant but had a breakdown at the menopause."
"This woman has had some sort of breakdown, following her imprisonment in Sumatra under the Japanese. Was thought to have been in the CRI but there is no trace of her. Thought to be a neurotic family, comfortably off, good home conditions."
Correspondence concerning the Services Arts and Technical Organization (SATO) group at Agra. This file includes a leaflet entitled Central command - career pamphlet, serial No 43, the Service Arts and Technical Organisation ( 1945) asking for applications for technical assistance and advice and number of applications made in response to this leaflet.
Copies of the aims and objectives of the Service Arts and Technical Organization (SATO), lists of Group Secretaries, a list of recommended technical publications and a copy of the "Proposed SAO Educational Programme" October 1944
Correspondence to Percy Johnson-Marshall and Brigadier AD Bridge concerning a proposed staff branch of the Service Arts and Technical Organization (SATO) at the base of the Allied Land Forces South East Asia (ALFSEA).
American trip, 1941 consists of:
- leaflets and programmes
- letters and telegrams
- notes and ephemera
- press cuttings
- visas and travel documentation
1 handwritten and 3 typewritten manuscripts/copies of an unpublished account of John Baillies experiences during the retreat from France in 1940, together with an issue of the London Gazette and a related telegram of the period.
The speech parallels World Wars I and II with that of Peloponnesian War, particularly as the Peloponnesian war was between a democracy and a totalitarian state.
Thomson read out Pericles' speech, but this is not reproduced in his notes. The speech is written on the back of a rougher, earlier draft.