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Official: War and Air: memoranda, notes, and other correspondence on Poland., 18 Sep 1919 - 15 Sep 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/32

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: ?[Chief Allied Mission, Baltic, Lieutenant-General Sir Hubert Gough]; Major Eric Skaife; Brigadier-General Edward Spears [Head of the British Military Mission to Paris, France]; Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] (5); Sir Horace Rumbold [British Minister to Poland]; Lieutenant-General Sir Charles Briggs; General Anton Denikin; Lieutenant-General Romanovsky; Cecil Battine; Boris Savinkov (16); Sir Basil Thomson [Director of Intelligence, Metropolitan Police]; Colonel Dolinsky (5); General Peter Wrangel; General Sosnkovsky (2); Lord Kilmarnock [later 21st Lord Erroll, 1st Secretary, Copenhagen, Denmark]; Major-General William Thwaites [Director of Military Intelligence]; Lieutenant-General Glasenapp.Also includes copy minutes and notes from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to David Lloyd George and Major-General Percy Radcliffe [Director of Military Operations]; notes of interview with General Joseph Pilsudsky [Chief of the Polish state]; map with suggested Polish frontiers marked.Subjects covered by the file include: anti-Bolshevik forces in the Baltic states; Polish intervention in the Russian Civil War; the Eastern frontier of Poland; Polish relations with Denikin; the defence of Warsaw; Soviet peace terms with Poland; Savinkov's relations with Wrangel; military munitions in the Baltic; the formation of Russian detachments in Poland; agreements between "white" Russians and the Poles.


  • 18 Sep 1919 - 15 Sep 1920

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (127 folios))

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