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PZ 5749/39(1) 'Propaganda: Articles forwarded to Persian Gulf, Kabul & Katmandu for dissemination' [‎316r] (631/715)

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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I have Just been rvmg up by the Information
Office of the 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. , who say that they have
received a wire from the Government of India to the
effect that the Russian action against Poland is giving
rise to wild speculation on the frontier and in Moslem
India generally and it is being openly said that her
next action will be to invade Inuia via Aighonistan#
While the Government of India realise the general
lines of the situation, it would be of great assistance
to them if the 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. could let them have material
for use in the Press and elsewhere regarding the attitude
of Russia, Japan and Italy with some indication of the
appropriate limits within which publicity could be given
to it*

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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' [‎316r] (631/715), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/303, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100061940185.0x000022> [accessed 25 February 2020]

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