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Official: War and Air: memoranda, notes, and other correspondence on Russia., 07 Oct 1919 - 31 Dec 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/26

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] (26); Lord Kilmarnock [later 21st Lord Erroll, 1st Secretary, Copenhagen, Denmark]; David Lloyd George; Major-General Boris Heroys (2); Lieutenant-General Serge Belosselsky-Belozersky; Major-General Percy Radcliffe [Director of Military Operations]; Major Newson [United States Army]; Colonel Henry Needham; Major Eric Skaife; ?General Bicherakhov; Lieutenant-General Sir Richard Haking; John Wardrop [Chief British Commissioner, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan]; Major-General William Thwaites [Director of Military Intelligence]; Brigadier-General Edward Spears [Head of the British Military Mission to Paris, France]; Nikolai Tchaikovsky and Boris Savinkov.Also includes copy minutes, telegrams and notes from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to General Anton Denikin, Deputy Chief of Imperial General Staff [Major-General Charles Harington], and Adjutant-General [Lieutenant-General Sir George Macdonogh]; notes of interviews with prominent Russian figures; and a summaries of intercepted messages relating to the situation in Russia and relations between Russia and Great Britain.Subjects covered by the file include: matters concerning south Russia, including General Briggs' visit, Jewish persecution, the British Military Mission, and food organisation; supplies for General Nikolai Youdenitch; British volunteers; United States supplies to "white" Russians; stores left in north Russia; Finnish and German intervention; support for Admiral Alexander Kolchak; the situation in Petrograd [later Leningrad and St Petersburg] and the Caucasus; conditions under the Bolsheviks.


  • 07 Oct 1919 - 31 Dec 1919

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1 file(s) (1 bound file and 1 folder (137 folios))

1 folder(s) (1 bound file and 1 folder (137 folios))

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