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French

  1. Guest performed confidential missions for French, liaising with the War Office and with political leaders.

Second World War

  1. During the Second World War, the War Office used a site near Trawsfynydd for training exercises.

Serving

  1. He was appointed as Financial Secretary to the War Office in November 1871, serving in this position until 1874, and again from 1880 to 1882.

Department

  1. He effectively established the War Office as a department of the government, although he had very little input into the actual conduct of wars.

Chamberlain

  1. In private, Chamberlain was critical of the British Army's military performance and was often vexed by the attitude of the War Office.

Staff Officer

  1. In February 1911, Sykes was posted as a staff officer to the Directorate of Military Operations at the War Office.

Russian Civil War

  1. However, the major preoccupation of his tenure in the War Office was the Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War.

London

  1. January 24 - Cold War: Klaus Fuchs, a German émigré and physicist, walked into London 's War Office and confessed to being a Soviet spy.

Defence

  1. In 1936, the government of Neville Chamberlain appointed a Minister for Co-ordination of Defence, who worked outside of the War Office.

Disposal

  1. On the outbreak of World War I in 1914, Baden-Powell put himself at the disposal of the War Office.

Regiments

  1. The new British Army incorporated regiments that had already existed in England and Scotland and was controlled by the War Office from London.

Kitchener

  1. In the end, Churchill was able to obtain a posting to the 21st Lancers—a force whose composition was chosen by the War Office, not Kitchener.

Office

  1. In 1854, military reforms led to the War Office and Colonial Office being split up, and the office of Secretary of State for the Colonies was recreated.
  2. In April 1947 the office was combined with that of Financial Secretary to the War Office.

Barracks

  1. The Barracks, built between 1909 and 1915 by the War Office, provides everything the resident battalion requires to function.

Regiment

  1. Thereafter the regiment came under the War Office along with the rest of the army.

British Army

  1. On September 20, 1944, an official communique by the War Office announced the formation of the Jewish Brigade Group of the British Army.

War

  1. Problems grew at the War Office as the Secretary of State for War, Leslie Hore-Belisha, became an ever more controversial figure.
  2. After the war, the British War Office did not entirely disband the SAS regiments, but the French and Belgians returned to their own countries.

Ordnance

  1. A number of older institutions, notably the Board of Ordnance (which dates from the 14th century), were merged to form the War Office.
  2. Department of the Master-General of the Ordnance was a department within the British War Office.

Government Control

  1. During the First World War the whole system was taken under government control and run by the Railway Operating Division of the War Office.

War Office

  1. The name "War Office" is also often given to the former home of the department, the Old War Office Building on Whitehall, London.
  2. In 1964 the Admiralty was subsumed into the Ministry of Defence along with the War Office and the Air Ministry.
  3. During the war the whole system was taken under government control and run by the Railway Operating Division of the War Office.

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