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Public and Political: General: correspondence congratulating WSC on becoming Prime Minister., May 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/405

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Sir Samuel Hoare [later 1st Lord Templewood], Secretary of State for Air; [1st] Lord Nuffield [earlier William Morris]; Admiral of the Fleet Sir Charles Forbes, Commander-in-Chief, Home Fleet, also on Norway and naval forces; Lieutenant-General Sir William Furse; Lord Stanley of Alderley [later 6th Lord Sheffield, earlier Edward Stanley]; General [Alphonse] Georges; Samuel Hammersley also on tanks; [1st] Lord Greenwood; Austin Hudson [Civil Lord of the Admiralty]; Dame Christabel Pankhurst; John Leach, Director of Naval Ordnance, also on "U.P." [unrotated projectile weapons] and "P.E." [photo-electric] fuzes. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from [Prime Minister's Private Secretaries] "J R C" [John Colville] and "J H P" [John Peck]; and from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Viceroy of India [2nd Lord Linlithgow, earlier Lord Hopetoun].

Dates

  • Creation: May 1940

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 file(s) (1 bound file (19 folios))

Language of Materials

English

Subject

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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