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Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)

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Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 370 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 09 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/229C/217
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Letter from Mrs Daisy Pope (Brockenhurst, Faraday Road, Maidstone [Kent]) to WSC sending him a piece of cake made on 4 September 1939 to be cut on the day of victory and paying tribute to his war leadership. [signed manuscript].

Dates: 09 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [May] [1945]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/229A/79-81
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Letter from Mrs Evans ("Clover Hill", Northcliff, Tenby, Pembrokeshire [Wales]) to WSC expressing her gratitude to WSC for his war leadership, commenting on the experiences of her family during the war, and sending him a coin found in her garden at its start. [signed manuscript with additional manuscript note and envelope].

Dates: [May] [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 22 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/229A/9
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Letter from "J H P" [John Peck, Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Jack Barr thanking him for his letter of congratulations to WSC but explaining that since WSC cannot accept gifts he is returning Barr's cheque to him. [Carbon copy].

Dates: 22 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/229A/10
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Letter from Jack Barr (1518 South Beckley, Dallas [United States]) to WSC (London) congratulating him on the defeat of Germany and enclosing a cheque for WSC to buy some cigars with. [signed by Barr and his wife].

Dates: 08 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [1945] - Jan 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/244/2
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Report by the Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Force [in Western Europe, United States Army], General Dwight Eisenhower, to the Combined Chiefs of Staff on the operations in Europe of the Allied Expeditionary Force, 8 June 1944 to 8 May 1945, dated 13 July 1945. In a presentation binding with an annotated dedication to WSC from Eisenhower and a note [by WSC's secretary] indicating that the gift was acknowledged on 23 January 1950.

Dates: [1945] - Jan 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/199/32
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Offprint from the British Encyclopedia of Medical Practice, Surveys and Abstracts Volume 1940, of article by Professor Russell Reynolds (Physician in Charge, Department of Radiology and Electrotherapy, Charing Cross Hospital, London and Honorary Adviser in Radiology to the Minister of Pensions) of article on "Radiography and Radiotherapy". Author's signed presentation copy with ms dedication to WSC.

Dates: 1941
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), 02 Jan [1945]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/199/68
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Note from Leslie Rowan [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to WSC informing him that the President [Roosevelt] has sent him 6 new maps in substitution for some which are now in the map cabinet at No.10, and suggesting text for a short telegram of thanks. [Initialled typescript] [Dated 2 Jan 1944, but presumably 2 Jan 1945] Initialled and dated by WSC in red ink.

Dates: 02 Jan [1945]
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), 03 Jan 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/199/69
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Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "personal" thanking him for the 6 new maps for his map cabinet, "which were safely delivered today".

Dates: 03 Jan 1945
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), 11 Jan 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/199/70
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Draft text for telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "personal and secret" thanking him for the bound copy of his D-Day prayer and the three bow ties, "you will see me wearing them at ARGONAUT" [codename for Yalta Conference, Soviet Union]. [Initialled typescript on Downing Street paper].

Dates: 11 Jan 1945
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), 11 Jan 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/199/71
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Copy of text for telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "personal and secret" thanking him for the bound copy of his D-Day prayer and the three bow ties, "you will see me wearing them at ARGONAUT" [codename for Yalta Conference, Soviet Union]. [Carbon].

Dates: 11 Jan 1945
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), 11 Jan 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/199/126
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Note from John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to WSC informing him that the King [George VI] has sent him 4 pheasants and 2 hares from Sandringham [Norfolk] and asking whether WSC wants the Master of the Household to be thanked or whether he will thank the King personally. [Typescript] With annotation by WSC in red ink indicating that he would like a letter to be sent to the Master of the Household.

Dates: 11 Jan 1945
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), 12 Jan 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/199/127
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Letter from John Colville [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Piers Legh [Master of the Household of King George VI] informing him that WSC has received 4 pheasants and 2 hares from the King from Sandringham [Norfolk] and asking him to convey WSC's warm thanks to the King. [Initialled carbon].

Dates: 12 Jan 1945
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), 21 Feb 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/200/24
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Letter from WSC to Lieutenant General Carl Spaatz [Commanding General, United States Strategic Air Forces in Europe] thanking him for the album of photographs showing the work of the 8th and 15th United States Air Forces, and stating, "I can imagine no finer record of the great contribution which the Air Forces under your Command have made to the successes of the Anglo-American Armies since their landing in Europe". [Carbon].

Dates: 21 Feb 1945
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), Feb 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/200/25
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Letter from Lieutenant General Carl Spaatz [Commanding General, United States Strategic Air Forces in Europe] to WSC announcing his very great pleasure in presenting WSC with a "pictorial report on our strategic effort during the past year against the enemy's power to wage war" [report not attached]. [Signed typescript].

Dates: Feb 1945
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), 11 Mar 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/200/44
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Draft of message from WSC to Admiral Harold Stark [Commander United States Naval Forces in Europe] marked "personal" thanking him for sending the film 'The Fighting Lady', " It is a wonderful record of the work of carriers and their aircraft in the Pacific, as well as a remarkable achievement in cinephotography". [Initialled typescript].

Dates: 11 Mar 1945
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), 12 Mar 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/200/45
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Telegram from WSC to Admiral Harold Stark [Commander United States Naval Forces in Europe] (20 Grosvenor Square, W1 [London]) thanking him for sending the film 'The Fighting Lady', " It is a wonderful record of the work of carriers and their aircraft in the Pacific, as well as a remarkable achievement in cinephotography". [Carbon].

Dates: 12 Mar 1945
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), 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/200/50
Scope and Contents Extract from Livy, Book 44, chapter 22, sent by William Deering Steward (Plano, Illinois, United States) to WSC, and entitled "In which Lucius says something". The passage describes the address to the populace of the Roman Consul, Lucius Aemilius Paulus in 168 BC. In the speech, Paulus refers to the fact that everyone has been talking about how he should conduct the war with the Macedonians, states that he is not too proud to accept advice, but only from people of proven experience or those...
Dates: 1945
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), 12 May 1922

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/122/140
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Letter from T P O'Connor (5 Morpeth Mansions, Victoria Street, [London]) to WSC sending a snuff box with inscriptions referring to the Irish settlement and the saving of the [?1908] budget.

Dates: 12 May 1922
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Jan 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/141/2
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Letter from [WSC] to M de Costa Lee thanking him for an engraved silver bowl and asking what service by WSC it is meant to commemorate. Carbon typescript copy.

Dates: 05 Jan 1925
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), 26 Jan 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/141/24
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Letter from M de Costa Lee (172 Clarence Gate Gardens, Regents Park, London]) to WSC confirming the details given by his wife [about the inscription on a silver bowl he gave to WSC] in a letter to CSC.

Dates: 26 Jan 1925
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), 31 Aug 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/74/65
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Letter from Giovanni Messina, Malta Chamber of Commerce, to WSC, on gift of silver replica of Gozo sailing boat.

Dates: 31 Aug 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Dec 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/177/103
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Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin marked "Private" expressing his admiration for the film "Kutuzov" which Stalin had given him.

Dates: 19 Dec 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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(Untitled), 07 Jan 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/179/57
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Telegram from WSC [Marrakesh, Morocco] to General Charles-Emmanuel Mast [Corps Commander, Free French Army] thanking him for the present of a warm Tunisian blanket. Marked: "From Sextant".

Dates: 07 Jan 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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(Untitled), 26 Mar 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/193B/157
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Letter from WSC to General Orbay thanking him for the gift of one thousand turkish cigarettes [carbon].

Dates: 26 Mar 1945
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), 29 Mar 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/193B/158
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Letter from WSC to His Excellency Licenciado Ezequiel Padilla [Mexican Minister for Foreign Affairs] thanking him for the cigars and the tablecloth which he and Don Manuel Tello had sent for Christmas [carbon].

Dates: 29 Mar 1945
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.