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Held at: Swarthmore College Peace Collection [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore 19081-1399

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Founded in 1932 in Britain by the philanthropist and former Liberal MP David Davies, an advocate of an international police force, especially an air force, to promote disarmament and keep the world's peace. Winston Churchill was elected as the organization's president. In a speech to the New Commonwealth in May 1937, Churchill said "We are one of the few peace societies that advocates the use of force, if possible overwhelming force, to support public international law.".

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of this organization.

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