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Montgomery, Bernard Law, 1887 - 1976 (1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, Field Marshal)

 Person

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

 File

"Clementine Churchill": correspondence with 1st Lord Montgomery of Alamein, 1944-66, 1944-01 - 2000-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/126
Scope and Contents Mainly copies of letters from Montgomery to CSC, on subjects including: CSC's account of a picnic in the Atlas Mountains with Montgomery while staying at Marrakech [Morocco]; MS's ATS [Auxiliary Territorial Service] battery and having Winston Churchill with Montgomery during the Battle of the Rhine; the importance of Churchill's health (1952); thanks for the Churchills' hospitality on various occasions; Montgomery's health (1954); Suez and Hungary, 1956; Montgomery's concerns about Sir...
Dates: 1944-01 - 2000-08
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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"Clementine Churchill": correspondence with 1st Lord Montgomery of Alamein, 1945-66, 1945-02 - 1966-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/125
Scope and Contents

Letters from CSC to Montgomery, given to MS by 2nd Lord Montgomery of Alamein in 2002, on subjects including the forcing of the Rhine and the beneficial effects of discipline on Winston Churchill.

Dates: 1945-02 - 1966-10
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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"Clementine Churchill": MS chapter on Monty, 1984, 1984-02 - 2001-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/304
Scope and Contents

Correspondence on MS’s contribution to a book of essays on 1st Lord Montgomery of Alamein, 1984 (text included) and also on the use of Montgomery's letters in the new edition of "Clementine Churchill".

Dates: 1984-02 - 2001-07
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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Correspondence with General Bernard Montgomery and General Archibald Wavell about the conduct of World War II, 1941 - 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GSNR 6/1
Scope and Contents

Hand-written reply from Montgomery (outgoing letter not available) 5/2/43.
Hand-written reply from Wavell 15/4/41 on the bottom of the outgoing letter 9/2/41.

Dates: 1941 - 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures are marked in the catalogue.
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Memoir, 1939-1946, 1983

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CWLY 3/2
Scope and Contents This tape describes some of the various positions Cowley held in the war, of which there were a lot.He describes London during the beginning of the war, whilst he was still in the War Office. He was then moved to Cairo, and spent time in Alexandria. He describes the lead up and aftermath of the battle of El Alamein, including the arrival of Churchill, General Montgomery, General Alexander and his friend, Ian Jacob.General Montgomery sent Cowley to America to teach in...
Dates: 1983
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Series

'Montgomery as Military Commander', 1938 - 1983

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RLEW 2
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to Lewin's book on Field Marshal (Bernard) Montgomery and the Desert Campaign, including notes from interviews, correspondence, photographs and reviews.

Dates: 1938 - 1983
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is mostly open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"My family saga", 1955 - 1976

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GALN 2
Scope and Contents Autobiographical account by George Allen written for his family covering his life and naval career, highlighting key events and turning points and analysing his response to them. Also includes details of people, colleagues and family members. Subjects, issues and people covered include: childhood and education; his mother, Beatrice Allen (née Wilkinson, known as Betty) and her circumstances and career; joining the Royal Navy aged 12, naval traditions, reforms to the navy by [Sir...
Dates: 1955 - 1976
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

Personal Papers of Lieutenant-General Sir Alexander Galloway

Reference Code: GBR/0014/GLWY
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence with colleagues from the Eighth Army, historians and key figures from World War II.

Dates: 1958 - 1975
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Sub-Series

Western defence: letters and notes by Field Marshal Bernard L. Montgomery, 16 July 1957, 21 September 1957 & 10 December 1957, 1957-07 - 1957-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DSND 6/34A
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The material covers much of Lord Duncan-Sandys public life. Papers, reports and correspondence document the ministries in which he served and there are also constituency correspondence, speeches, publications, press cuttings and photographs. A number of papers exist relating to his involvement in the campaign to restore Capital Punishment, the European Movement and the Civic Trust.

Dates: 1957-07 - 1957-12
Conditions Governing Access: Some closed papers stored in separate folders

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Archival Object 8
Collection 1
 
Subject
Second World War (1939-1945) 3
Battle of Britain (1940) 1
Battle of Dunkirk (1940) 1
Battle of Jutland (1916) 1
Battle of the Atlantic (1939-1945) 1

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