Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Official: Prime Minister: Far East theatre, 1942-46: proofs and copies of mainly contemporary despatches and reports for publication, with accompanying correspondence. [some material probably used in the production of WSC's "Second World War"]., 1946 - 1947
Includes tables, charts, and maps, setting out the strengths of imperial and allied armed forces and the level of army battle casualties in North-West Europe, the Mediterranean, and the East, and the estimated distribution of Japanese forces in the East.
Public and Political: General: Personal Office correspondence, A-B, many congratulating WSC on becoming Prime Minister and praising his leadership and speeches. [please note that almost the whole file dates from 1940]., Jun 1903 - Feb 1941
Speeches: House of Commons: speech notes (some by WSC as First Lord of the Admiralty) and other material., 19 May 1939 - 06 Dec 1939
Map and pie-charts setting out relative strengths of Allied "divisions in the East by theatres" (India and Burma [later Myanmar]).
"Table 3" setting out the strengths of "divisions and brigades in the East" (India and South East Asia Command) at approximately 1 May and 30 June 1945.
Page proofs [for a supplement to the London Gazette] reprinting a despatch on operations in Hong Kong, 8 to 25 December 1941, by Major-General [Michael] Maltby, late General Officer Commanding, British Troops in China, dated 21 November 1945, with appendices giving a narrative of events and approximate casualty figures, and explanatory footnotes. [annotated by Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall].
Typescript copy of a "Secret" despatch on the operations of Malaya [later Malaysia] Command, 8 December 1941 to 15 February 1942, by Major-General [Arthur] Percival, formerly General Officer Commanding Malaya, with sections on the period prior to the outbreak of hostilities with Japan, the operations on the mainland of Malaya, the battle of Singapore, and summary and conclusions, with a foreword by Percival, appendices including contemporary instructions and communications, and maps.
Page proofs for a supplement to the London Gazette entitled "Operations in Eastern Theatre, based on India from March 1942 to December 31, 1942" reprinting a contemporary despatch by Field Marshal [1st] Lord Wavell, [then] Commander-in-Chief, India, dated 27 September 1943, covering Burma [later Myanmar], the defence of India, internal Indian matters, air matters and naval operations. [annotated; flagged "B"].
Page proofs for a supplement to the London Gazette entitled "Operations in the Indo-Burma theatre based on India from 21 June, 1943, to 15 November, 1943" reprinting a despatch by Field Marshal Sir Claude Auchinleck, Commander-in-Chief, India, dated 22 November 1945, on planning, land and air operations, intelligence, and organisation, training, and administration, with explanatory footnotes. [annotated].
Report to the Combined Chiefs of Staff by the Supreme Allied Commander South-East Asia, 1943-1946, [1st Lord] Mountbatten of Burma [then Viceroy of India], dated 30 July 1947, with sections on strategy and operations, civil affairs in Burma [later Myanmar], post-Japanese surrender tasks, conclusions, and appendices, annexures, and a map tucked into the back flap. [flagged "C"] Manuscript dedication from Mountbatten to WSC on back of front cover.
- Asia-Pacific War, 1941-1945 13
- India (nation) 7
- Air warfare 6
- Armed forces 5
- France 3
- Italy (nation) 3
- Western Europe 3
- Intelligence 2
- Literature 2
- Military equipment 2
- Soviet Union 2
- Speeches 2
- State security 2
- Battle of the Atlantic (1939-1945) 1
- Broadcasting 1
- Diseases 1
- Family 1
- Foreign policy 1
- Germany 1
- Households 1
- Occupational diseases 1
- Operation Overlord (1944) 1
- South Africa (nation) 1
- United Kingdom (nation) 1
- United States (nation) 1
- War devastated countries 1 ∧ less