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Special Operations Executive

 Organization

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

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A history of SOE [Special Operations Executive] activities in Greece, 1940-42, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 8/6/16
Scope and Contents

Annotated typescript by [?] Ian Pirie.

Dates: 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Closed for Cabinet Office review.
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General personal letters to GJ, 1940-06 - 1947-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 8/7
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Harold Nicolson on his bet with GJ on Italy's entry into the war; Sir Alexander Cadogan [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs] thanking GJ for his work as his Private Secretary; Nancy Mitford (2); [Edward] Hugh Dalton on his dissatisfaction with his new post as President of the Board of Trade and regret at no longer having GJ with him; Lorna Wingate on GJ's help for Orde Wingate and his success in India (5); Sir Charles Hambro on replacing GJ as...
Dates: 1940-06 - 1947-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Letters from GJ to Cynthia Jebb, 1940-08 - 1942-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLAD 7/17
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: GJ's new job as Assistant Under-Secretary at the Ministry of Economic Warfare [as chief executive of the Special Operations Executive (SOE)]; the appointment of 3rd Lord Selborne [earlier Lord Wolmer] as Minister of Economic Warfare in place of [Edward] Hugh Dalton.

Dates: 1940-08 - 1942-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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SOE: Albanian diary, 1944-04 - 1944-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/1/31
Scope and Contents

Diary of JA's mission as a liaison officer with the Albanian resistance.

Dates: 1944-04 - 1944-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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SOE: Albanian diary typescript, 1944-04 - 1944-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/1/32
Scope and Contents

Diary of JA's mission as a liaison officer with the Albanian resistance. Top copy.

Dates: 1944-04 - 1944-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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SOE: Albanian diary typescript, 1944-04 - 1944-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/1/33
Scope and Contents

Diary of JA's mission as a liaison officer with the Albanian resistance. Carbon copy with some small annotations.

Dates: 1944-04 - 1944-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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SOE: Albanian telegrams, 1944-05 - 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/1/35
Scope and Contents

Book of telegrams to and from the SOE mission with the Albanian resistance.

Dates: 1944-05 - 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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SOE: Albanian telegrams in, 1944-05 - 1944-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/1/34
Scope and Contents

Telegrams to the SOE mission with the Albanian resistance.

Dates: 1944-05 - 1944-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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SOE: Albanian telegrams in, Bari [Italy] to Field, 1944-05 - 1944-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/1/37
Scope and Contents

Typescript telegrams to the SOE mission with the Albanian resistance.

Dates: 1944-05 - 1944-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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SOE: Albanian telegrams out, Field to Bari [Italy], 1944-05 - 1944-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/1/36
Scope and Contents

Typescript telegrams from the SOE mission with the Albanian resistance.

Dates: 1944-05 - 1944-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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SOE: Balkans, 1941-02 - 1943-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/1/21
Scope and Contents

Memoranda and rough notes by JA ("A/H.A.") on policy towards the Balkans and South-Eastern Europe, with a covering letter from Leo Amery to 3rd Lord Selborne [Minister of Economic Warfare, earlier Lord Wolmer], [though this probably refers to AMEJ 1/1/20].

Dates: 1941-02 - 1943-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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SOE: Bulgaria, 1940-09 - 1943-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/1/22
Scope and Contents

Memoranda and rough notes by JA ("A/H.A.") and others on policy in Bulgaria.

Dates: 1940-09 - 1943-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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SOE: correspondence with Caesar, 1940-10 - 1943-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/1/26
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between JA ("A/H.A.") and Julius Hanau ("Caesar") on events in the Middle East and the Balkans and JA's employment with SOE.

Dates: 1940-10 - 1943-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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SOE: correspondence with D/H2, 1940-11 - 1947-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/1/29
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between JA ("A/H.A.") and Colonel William Bailey ("D/H2.") on events in the Middle East and the Balkans, Bailey's appointment as a political adviser in the United States on Balkan affairs and on how his personal problems might cause difficulties in working with JA after the war.

Dates: 1940-11 - 1947-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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SOE: correspondence with D/H19, 1941-04 - 1942-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/1/28
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between JA ("A/H.A.") and "Bob" ("D/H19.") on events in the Middle East, the Balkans and in London, including a memorandum by D/H19 on seeking the support of the Communists.

Dates: 1941-04 - 1942-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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SOE: correspondence with D/HV, 1941-05 - 1942-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/1/27
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between JA ("A/H.A.") and [?] James Pearson ("D/H.V.") on events in the Middle East and the Balkans, including a report on the difficulties SOE was facing in the Middle East and on future policy in the Balkans.

Dates: 1941-05 - 1942-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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SOE: destruction of Russian goods, 1941-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/1/25
Scope and Contents

Memoranda by JA ("A/H.A.") on attacking German imports of manganese, cotton and oil from the Soviet Union.

Dates: 1941-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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SOE: Middle East, 1941-03 - 1941-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/1/24
Scope and Contents

Memoranda by JA ("A/H.A.") on policy in the Middle East, particularly Egypt, Iraq, Syria and Palestine.

Dates: 1941-03 - 1941-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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SOE: miscellaneous correspondence, 1941-05 - 1942-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/1/30
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between JA ("A/H.A.") and his SOE colleagues on subjects including the work of the Balkan section in Cairo [Egypt], internal tensions between the office in Istanbul [Turkey] and London, and events in the Balkans generally.

Dates: 1941-05 - 1942-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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SOE: political survey of Yugoslavia, 1940-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/1/20
Scope and Contents Annotated memoranda by JA ("A/H.A.") for 'D' Section [later the Special Operations Executive] on subjects including: the structure of the state, particularly the Government and Opposition parties, the Church, patriotic organisations and the army; developments in the political situation; the "coup d'etat project"; British policy on Yugoslavia; intelligence contacts; the situation in Bulgaria. See also a covering letter from Leo Amery to 3rd Lord Selborne [Minister of Economic Warfare,...
Dates: 1940-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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SOE: report on "Concensus" Mission II, Albania, 1944-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/1/38
Scope and Contents

Report by Lieutenant-Colonel Neil "Billy" McLean, Major David Smiley and JA on their mission with the Albanian resistance.

Dates: 1944-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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SOE: Yugoslavia, 1941-02 - 1942-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/1/23
Scope and Contents

Memoranda by JA ("A/H.A.") and correspondence on policy in Yugoslavia, including a draft broadcast on Yugoslavia and a copy of the telegram from [? Sir Ronald Campbell, British Minister at Belgrade] ordering JA to leave the staff of the British Legation.

Dates: 1941-02 - 1942-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.

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