McLachlan, Donald Harvey, 1908 - 1971 (author and intelligence officer)
- Existence: 1908 - 1971
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Biographical material collected by Donald McLachlan relating to Admiral of the Fleet Sir Dudley Pound
Pound's own papers were destroyed (by burning), shortly after World War Two, by his fellow admirals Cunningham and Geoffrey Blake.
Correspondence and papers mainly relating to a libel action against David Irving and Cassell and Co Ltd over the publication of "The Destruction of Convoy PQ 17".
With a photograph album of Louis Egerton Broome, 1900-10.
The collection includes: McLachlan's papers for "Room 39"; Beesly's papers for "Very Special Intelligence" and for "Very Special Admiral"; and papers of Commander Lloyd Hirst, an intelligence officer.
The first section of this Archive contains valuable correspondence with officers who served in NID.