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Official: War and Air: correspondence from Brigadier-General Edward Spears and the British Military Mission in Paris [France] to WSC and War Office officials., 04 Apr 1919 - 31 May 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/36

Scope and Contents

Also includes copies of letters from General Tasker Bliss [United States Commissioner, Paris Peace Conference] on China and Japan, and General Pechitch [Chief of the Serbian military delegation to Paris].Subjects covered by the file include: matters concerning the borders and politics of Poland, Danzig [later Gdansk, Poland], Yugoslavia [later Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia], Bulgaria, Romania, Italy, Lithuania and the Baltic states, Turkey, Germany, Hungary, and Fiume [Yugoslavia, later Rijeka, Croatia]; Spears' interest in becoming Military Attache in Paris; matters concerning internal French politics, including [Georges] Clemenceau [Prime Minister of France] and Marshal Ferdinand Foch; the threat of Bolshevism in eastern Europe; supplying the Serbian army; matters concerning the Russian Civil War, including alleged Bolshevik atrocities; United States policy; an alleged German agreement with Japan; Scandinavian opinion on the League of Nations.Also includes precis of a memorandum by Foch on the establishment of permanent military missions; cuttings from French newspapers and the New York [United States] Herald.


  • Creation: 04 Apr 1919 - 31 May 1919

Conditions Governing Access



1 file(s) (1 bound file (131 folios))

Language of Materials



  • Army (Organization)

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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