The Blue Notebook
July 29th, 50
Britain’s decision to spend £100 million more on Defence means, as Mr Attlee has made clear, that hoped-for improvements in living standards and social services must be postponed. New Statesman
Aug. 3, 50
America is to go right ahead with the H Bomb, expected to be hundreds of times more powerful than the atom bombs. Express
Aug. 5th, 50
Basing its conclusions on the lessons of Hiroshima and Nagasaki as to the range of blast, heat-flash, radiation, etc., it assumes that one atom bomb might kill 50,000 people in a British built-up area. But, leaving out the Hydrogen Bomb, it is surely unsafe to assume that … New Statesman
24th Nov., 50
MACARTHUR PUTS IN 100,000 TROOPS IN AN OFFENSIVE TO END THE WAR IN KOREA. Express
9th Dec., 50
KOREA PEACE TALKS OFFERED BUT ALLIES WOULD NOT APPEASE. Express
16th Dec., 50
US ‘IN GRAVE DANGER’. Emergency call today. President Truman tonight told Americans that the US is in ‘grave danger’ created by the rulers of the Soviet Union.
13th Jan., 51
Truman yesterday set vast targets for the US Defence effort involving sacrifices for all Americans. Express
12th March, 51
A-BOMBS BY EISENHOWER. I would use them at once if I thought it would bring sufficient destruction to the enemy. Express
April 6th, 51
WOMAN ATOM SPY TO DIE. Husband too sent to Electric Chair. Judge: You Caused Korea.
KOREA: 371 KILLED, WOUNDED OR MISSING.