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Official: War Cabinet: "Argonaut" - record of proceedings., 29 Jan 1945 - 12 Mar 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 23/15
Scope and Contents Chiefs of Staff Committee minutes and memoranda of the proceedings of the conferences at Malta and Yalta [Soviet Union] on subjects including: the U-boat threat during 1945; co-ordination of Anglo-American and Soviet air operations in Eastern Germany; Mediterranean strategy; the South East Asia Command; a review of merchant shipping; fuel supplies; zones of occupation in Germany; strategy in North West Europe; German bomb and rocket attacks; Pacific operations; prisoners of war;...
Dates: 29 Jan 1945 - 12 Mar 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Cabinet: Prime Minister's Directives., 24 Nov 1942 - 28 Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 23/11
Scope and Contents Printed directives by the Prime Minister, WSC, on subjects including: a forecast of the arrival of American forces in Britain; enemy strength in Tunisia, including notes by General Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to WSC]; over- optimism on post-war conditions; Sir William Beveridge's report on social security; demands on shipping by overseas cereal requirements; the ringing of church bells; telegrams between WSC and Stalin on Soviet-Polish relations; Jewish immigration into Palestine,...
Dates: 24 Nov 1942 - 28 Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Cabinet: Prime Minister's Directives., 28 Nov 1943 - 30 Dec 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 23/13
Scope and Contents Printed directives by the Prime Minister, WSC, on subjects including: records of conversations at the Anglo-American- Russian conference in Teheran [Persia, later Iran] between delegates including WSC, Stalin, President Franklin Roosevelt, Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon], Foreign Secretary, Vyacheslav Molotov [Soviet Foreign Minister] and Harry Hopkins [Special Adviser and Assistant to President Roosevelt], on Turkey, using Italian ships, Poland, Finland and a date for "Overlord"...
Dates: 28 Nov 1943 - 30 Dec 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Oct 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/172/103
Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal, Private and Top Secret" informing him that Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary] and he will be starting their journey to Moscow on 7 October; requesting that Roosevelt send a message approving the mission to Marshal Stalin; stating that he wants to find out more about Soviet intentions in the Far East; that the main talks will be about Poland; that Dumbarton Oaks [Washington, United States] will be discussed. Copy.

Dates: 04 Oct 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.

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