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'Hitler's War', 1977 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0272/SC/Latham/1

Scope and Contents

File of correspondence and news cuttings documenting Sir Michael Latham's enquiries into claims made by David Irving in his book _Hitler's War_ relating to Enigma machine decryptions, and related Intelligence matters. Includes correspondence with: the then Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher; Ian Gow, Parliamentary Private Secretary; Jean Howard (former staff at Bletchley Park); David Irving, and correspondence with his publishers; Professor F H Hinsley, Master of Jesus College, Cambridge; Peter Hennessy of The Times newspaper, as well as copies of questions asked in the house by Sir Michael Latham regarding the release of Second World War intelligence documents, and a copy of a journal article by Christopher Andrew "The British Secret Service and Anglo-Soviet Relations in the 1920s" as published in _The Historical Journal_, vol. 20 no. 3 (1977).


  • Creation: 1977 - 1982


1 file(s) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Misc. 95

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Archive Centre by Sir Michael Latham, 1 Jan 2005.

Finding aid date

2005-11-24 10:51:21+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Archive Centre, King's College, Cambridge Repository

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