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PZ 5749/39(1) 'Propaganda: Articles forwarded to Persian Gulf, Kabul & Katmandu for dissemination' [‎87r] (173/715)

The record is made up of 1 file (357 folios). It was created in 10 Aug 1939-27 Dec 1941. It was written in English, French and Arabic. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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to Government of India and repeated to
H.M. ! s Minister at Kabul and Governor of
Burma, Defence Department, Ko:590.M 0 , and,
by Government of India, to Katmandu 3
Copies air-mailed to Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. in
the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. and Political
Bahrain.
Following from Ministry of Information for publicity.
Begins. Daily telegraph Trieste Correspondent reports
effects blockade and Russian failure deliver even
one-fifth grain supplies promised have compelled Germany
resort to grain reserves earlier than expected. ^ Stocks
stored churches synagogues emergency warehouses found
very bad condition 0 Depots Hamourg Berlin ilureinbur^ so
bad" that investigation ordered throughout country reveal
at least 10% emergency stocks affected* All grain stores
moren six months therefore being outhandeo. oefore wholly
^nanm-nt.i nn. TTanne rescission Government order
German public however being told extra supplies due fact
ware-houses overflowing. Bnd s«.

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The file contains correspondence, mainly telegrams, relating to British propaganda forwarded to the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. for dissemination.

It largely consists of weekly telegrams from the Secretary of State for India, London, to the Government of India and others. The telegrams contain Ministry of Information news items about the war in Europe (Second World War) and how to communicate them in press, publicity and public relations work overseas. Recipients include the Government of India’s Bureau of Public Information; the Publicity Officer, Bahrain; and HM Minister, Kabul.

The file also includes an extract (in Arabic translation and French original) from the book Redressement économique et Industrialisation de la Nouvelle Turquie , by Orhan Conker and Emile Witmeur, published Paris, 1937. The title is also referred to in English as 'Economic Recovery and Industrialization of New Turkey'.

The file includes two dividers, which give a list of correspondence references contained in the file by year. These are placed at the back of the correspondence.

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1 file (357 folios)
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The papers are arranged in chronological order from the rear to the front of the file.

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English, French and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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