[ Printed pamphlet. ] Man-Power. A Speech delivered by General Sir A. Hunter-Weston, M.P. (In the House of Commons, January 24th, 1918.)

General Sir A. Hunter-Weston, M.P.
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Printed in Great Britain by Alabaster, Passmore & Sons, Ltd., 35-47, Whitecross Street, London, E.C.1.
SKU: 18209

8pp., 8vo. Stapled pamphlet. Aged, worn and creased. Photograph (by 'Swaine') of author in uniform on front cover, and 'Introductory Note' on p.2, beginning: 'General Sir Aylmer Hunter-Weston, K.C.B., D.S.O., was elected Member of Parliament for North Ayrshire last year, and he delivered his maiden speech in the debate on the Military Service Bill (Man-Power) in the House of Commons on January 24th, 1918. | The speech, reprinted in the following pages, was an eloquent appeal to the nation, and especially to the young men of the nation, for solidarity of effort in the final stages of the Great War.' The note concludes with an account of the author's 'brilliant military career'. Five copies only on COPAC, and now scarce.