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The War of WordsThe History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom: Volume III$
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Asa Briggs

Print publication date: 1995

Print ISBN-13: 9780192129567

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129567.001.0001

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Propaganda and Intelligence

Propaganda and Intelligence

(p.379) 1. Propaganda and Intelligence
The War of Words

Asa Briggs

Oxford University Press

This chapter focuses on the reorganization of British propaganda and military intelligence in 1942 following the creation and growth of the Political Warfare Executive (PWE). It discusses the impact of the PWE on the European service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and highlights the problem in the operation of the PWE. It explains that there were differences within the PWE and the absence of Director-General Bruce Lockhart were often sharp divergences of viewpoint.

Keywords:   British propaganda, military intelligence, Political Warfare Executive, European service, Bruce Lockhart

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