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(Untitled), 30 Mar 1901

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/29/11
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Letter from St John Brodrick, Lord Midleton, War Office, to WSC, on Army reforms.

Dates: 30 Mar 1901
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Apr 1901

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/29/13
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Letter from Sir William Vernon-Harcourt, 20 Queen Anne's Gate, to WSC, on WSC's proposed amendment to the War Office's "Army Scheme".

Dates: 24 Apr 1901
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Mar 1913

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/22A/25-26
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Minute by WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] to [? John Seely, Secretary of State for War, later 1st Lord Mottistone] on the importance to the Admiralty of the Orkney and Shetland Territorials, and his disappointment that the War Office was proposing to disband these Units. [Carbon copy].

Dates: 03 Mar 1913
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Feb 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/70/72
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Telegram from General Sir Archibald Wavell [Supreme Commander, South West Pacific] to WSC regarding military command in Burma [later Myanmar]: feels disturbed at the "lack of real fighting spirit" shown by troops in Malaya [later Malaysia] and Burma, and lists some causes; comments on Lieutenant-General Thomas Hutton [General Officer Commanding, Burma] and proposal to replace him with General Harold Alexander; refers to own rapid recovery.

Dates: 18 Feb 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Feb 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/70/83-88
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Telegram from the Government of New Zealand to WSC listing specific resources required by air force, army and navy in order to defend New Zealand against a Japanese invasion force.

Dates: 19 Feb 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Feb 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/71A/9-12
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Telegram from General Sir Claude Auchinleck, Commander-in- Chief, Middle East, to WSC detailing allied and enemy troop strengths and positions in Libya, and outlining his intentions.

Dates: 27 Feb 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Jun 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/76/11-14
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Telegram from General Sir Claude Auchinleck [Commander- in-Chief Middle East] and Air Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder [Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Mediterranean] to WSC marked "most secret" reciting the proposed text for his communique and describing fully the progress of the battle in the desert in Libya from 26 May.

Dates: 01 Jun 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Jun [1942]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/76/70-71
Scope and Contents Telegram from General Sir Claude Auchinleck [Commander- in-Chief Middle East] and Air Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder [Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Mediterranean] to WSC marked "most secret" on problems in obtaining accurate information about army losses; estimating Allied losses of 10,000 men (8,000 of whom are believed to have been taken prisoner), enemy prisoners of 3,993, enemy tank losses of 400, Allied tank losses of 350; and giving details of reinforcements to the Eighth army and enemy...
Dates: 10 Jun [1942]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Jul 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/77/83
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Telegram from Minister of State in the Middle East [Richard Casey] to WSC and Secretaries of State for War and Air asking that special steps be taken to supply those emergency requirements for the army in the Middle East which are listed in his immediately following telegram [see CHAR 20/77/84-86].

Dates: 07 Jul 1942
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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(Untitled), 07 Jul 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/77/84-86
Scope and Contents

Telegram from Minister of State in the Middle East [Richard Casey] to WSC and Secretaries of State for War and Air listing the equipment which is urgently required by the army in the Middle East [see also CHAR 20/77/83].

Dates: 07 Jul 1942
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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(Untitled), 09 Sep 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 19/2A/7
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Letter from WSC to Brigadier-General [Edward] Spears hoping Spears would be able to act between [6th Lord] Gort [earlier John Vereker, Commander-in-Chief of the British Field Force] and [General Alphonse] Georges [Commander of the French Forces and Operations in the North East], or [General Sir] Edmund Ironside [Chief of Imperial General Staff] and [General Maurice] Gamelin [commanding French Land Forces], if WSC could arrange it.

Dates: 09 Sep 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 10 Sep 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 19/2C/239-248
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Letter from WSC to Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain with thoughts on future action relating to Germany, advising against immediate bombing raids, commenting on supplies of artillery and munitions, and offering suggestions for the development of the Navy and Army. [carbon, with manuscript annotations by WSC].

Dates: 10 Sep 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 18 Sep 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 19/2C/263-266
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Letter from WSC to Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain agreeing on production objectives of 2000 aircraft per month and the need for the Army to be planned on a 50 or 55 division scale. [carbon, with manuscript annotations by WSC].

Dates: 18 Sep 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 01 Oct 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 19/2C/303-307
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Letter from WSC to Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain on issues such as training of territorial troops by deployment to India; the need for more Air Squadrons and the exaggerated emphasis placed on Air Raid Precautions. [typed copy, with manuscript annotations by WSC].

Dates: 01 Oct 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 26 Jul 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/22A/40
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Letter from WSC to Sir Walter Citrine [General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress and President of the International Federation of Trades Unions] regretting that men cannot be released from the armed forces into industry as invasion season is approaching [includes confidential figures].

Dates: 26 Jul 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Jan 1941 - 31 Jan 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/36/1
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, January 1941.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the War Cabinet]; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; Eric Seal [WSC's Principal Private Secretary]; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; the Chiefs of Staff; F A Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant]; James Stuart [Chief Whip] and...
Dates: 01 Jan 1941 - 31 Jan 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Feb 1941 - 28 Feb 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/36/2
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, February 1941.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: the Chiefs of Staff; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the War Cabinet]; Sir Alexander Cadogan [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs]; Vice Chief of Imperial General Staff [?General Sir Robert Haining];...
Dates: 01 Feb 1941 - 28 Feb 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Mar 1941 - 31 Mar 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/36/3
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, March 1941.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; the Chiefs of Staff; senior civil servants including Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the War Cabinet], Sir Horace Wilson [Permanent Secretary of HM Treasury and official Head of HM Civil Service], and Sir Alexander Cadogan...
Dates: 01 Mar 1941 - 31 Mar 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Jul 1941 - 30 Jul 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/36/7
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, July 1941.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann] and Desmond Morton [Prime Minister's Personal Assistants]; Colonel Ian Jacob [Military Assistant Secretary to the War Cabinet]; senior civil servants including Sir Edward Bridges...
Dates: 01 Jul 1941 - 30 Jul 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Sep 1941 - 30 Sep 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/36/9
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, September 1941.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information and in one case later manuscript annotations by WSC) to: Desmond Morton and 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann, Prime Minister's Personal Assistants]; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; the Chiefs of Staff; senior civil servants including Sir Alexander Cadogan [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs] and Sir...
Dates: 01 Sep 1941 - 30 Sep 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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(Untitled), 01 Oct 1941 - 31 Oct 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/36/10
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, October 1941.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the War Cabinet]; Colonels Leslie Hollis and Ian Jacob [Military Assistant Secretaries to the War Cabinet]; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; the Chiefs of Staff; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann, Prime Minister's...
Dates: 01 Oct 1941 - 31 Oct 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Nov 1941 - 30 Nov 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/36/11
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, November 1941.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; the Chiefs of Staff; 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann] and Desmond Morton [Prime Minister's Personal Assistants]; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the War Cabinet]; Chief Whip [James Stuart].Subjects covered by the...
Dates: 01 Nov 1941 - 30 Nov 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Mar 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/15/31-32
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Letter from WSC (Home Office) to King Edward VII describing events in the House of Commons including: discussion of the Army estimates introduced by [Richard] Haldane [Secretary of State for War]; WSC's approval of Haldane's army reforms; and a debate over the non-payment of trade union rates of wages in Government shops in the War Office. Includes manuscript corrections.

Dates: 08 Mar 1910
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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(Untitled), 09 Mar 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/15/33-34
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Letter from WSC (Home Office) to King Edward VII describing events in the House of Commons including: continuing discussion of the Army estimates and WSC's speech on whether the land force is sufficient for the needs of the country.

Dates: 09 Mar 1910
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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(Untitled), 25 Mar 1915 - 26 Mar 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/43/69-74
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Letter from David Lloyd George, Chancellor of the Exchequer, to WSC, [First Lord of the Admiralty], enclosing copies of his correspondence with Field Marshal 1st Lord Kitchener [Secretary of State for War], on the establishment of a Munitions Committee.

Dates: 25 Mar 1915 - 26 Mar 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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