Evans became editor of "The New Commonwealth Quarterly", a journal published by the New Commonwealth Institute which studied international relations, in 1935. (Winston Churchill was chairman of the institute's British section from 1936.) Evans also helped to found the World Youth Congress in 1936, and was elected President of its Political Section during its meeting in Geneva in 1936 and re-elected at the meeting in New York in 1938. During a foreign tour of Germany in 1936, Evans was arrested for "anti-Fascist views". On the outbreak of war he joined the Royal Air Force and served overseas in North Africa and Italy, serving for most of the war as a Squadron Leader, and ending as a Wing Commander.
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Other articles related to "wartime":
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The term wartime could refer to:
- Wartime, Saskatchewan, a small community in Saskatchewan, Canada.
- Wartime Station, Saskatchewan, a small community in Saskatchewan, Canada.
- A formal state of war, as opposed to peacetime
- Wartime, a science fiction film spin-off of the TV series Doctor Who.
- Wartime: Understanding and Behavior in the Second World War, a 1989 book by Paul Fussell
... Empire Asquith was a member of a number of convoys during the Second World War ... SC167 Empire Asquith was a member of Convoy SC 167, which departed Halifax, Nova Scotia in mid February 1944 and arrived at Liverpool on 2 March ...
... During World War II the company built tanks and miniature submarines for the War Office, as well as armaments. ...
Famous quotes containing the word wartime:
“The man who gets drunk in peacetime is a coward. The man who gets drunk in wartime goes on being a coward.”
—José Bergamín (18951983)