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PZ 5749/39(1) 'Propaganda: Articles forwarded to Persian Gulf, Kabul & Katmandu for dissemination' [‎171r] (341/715)

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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C OPT OF TELEGRAM From Secretary of State
to Government of India, External Affairs
Department, No.2868, dated 12th November,
1939 „
Addressed by Secretary of State for India
to Government of India and repeated to
HoM, *s Minister at Kabul and Governor of
Burma, Defence Department, Nos 509<,
Copies feir-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. ,
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 Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. , Bahrain 0
Following from Ministry of Information for publicity.
Begins o German U-boats unclaimed single British merchant
ship this montho
Lull in German activity against British merchant
shipping significant in view Goering's reported statement
that in this war ships more important objective than enemy
territory,, German objective appears to be damage neutral
maritime trade just as much as British* In fact while
Germany unclaimed British victims last ten days Germany
fired on and seized Finnish SOUMEN POIKA and seized Finnish
OTAVA. Also reported Germany yesterday seized two
Norwegian steamers reprisals Norwegian action CITY OF FLINT
Ends „
Government of India asked to repeat to Katmandu and
to inform Mr, Hennessy,

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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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PZ 5749/39(1) 'Propaganda: Articles forwarded to Persian Gulf, Kabul & Katmandu for dissemination' [‎171r] (341/715), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/303, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100061940183.0x000090> [accessed 24 January 2020]

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