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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA MISC 67
Title
COMMEMORATIVE NEWSPAPERS RELATING TO WORLD WAR TWO
Date(s)
1990-1994
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file

Context

Name of creator(s)

The Observer; The Independent on Sunday; The Times Saturday Review; The Times; Daily Mirror

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre in 1998 by Mrs E A Cumming

Content & structure

Scope and content

Newspaper articles commemorating World War Two, 1990- 1994. Includes article, 'Living through the Blitz', from The Observer, 24 Jun 1990; article, 'Propaganda to fuel the legend of the Few', from The Independent on Sunday, 8 Jul 1990; article, 'I gather it was you who shot me down. It is perhaps a little late to offer my congratulations', from The Times Saturday Review, 14 Jul 1990; souvenir article commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Allied invasion of France, codenamed Operation OVERLORD, from The Times, 6 Jun 1994; The Times headline pages of 9, 10, and 12 Jun 1944, relating to Allied operations in France, reproduced in The Times, 8-10 Jun 1994; The Times headline pages of 3-9 May 1945, relating to the end of hostilities in Europe, reproduced in The Times, 2-8 May 1995; The Times headline pages of 15-16 Aug 1945, relating to the end of hostilities in the Pacific, reproduced in The Times, 15-16 Aug 1945

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to The Observer; The Independent on Sunday; The Times Saturday Review; The Times; Daily Mirror

Language/scripts of material

English

Finding aids

This Summary Guide, and available in hard copy in the Centre's reading room

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives

Notes

Note

Compiled Nov 1999

Description control

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

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Subjects

  • Communications media
  • Information sciences
  • International conflicts
  • Military engineering
  • Military operations
  • Newspapers
  • Operation Overlord (1944)
  • Periodicals
  • Publications
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Places

  • France

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