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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., 03 Jun 1919 - 31 Jul 1919

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/37

Scope and Contents

Also includes alleged copies of telegrams concerning the start of World War I passed to Spears by the Serbian delegation in Paris.Subjects covered by the file include: matters concerning the borders and politics of Romania, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Lithuania and the Baltic states, Fiume [later Rijeka, Yugoslavia], Persia [later Iran], Hungary and Austria; matters concerning Russia, including Sergei Sazonov's role, recognising Admiral Alexander Kolchak's government, support for Generals Tscherbatchev, Anton Denikin, and Nikolai Youdenitch, the military situation, German influence, co-ordinating anti-Bolshevik resistance, Russian prisoners of war in Poland, Finnish assistance in capturing Petrograd [later Leningrad and St Petersburg], and the morale of foreign troops in Siberia; matters concerning internal French politics, including strikes and Georges Clemenceau's [Prime Minister of France] position; help for Serbian prisoners of war.Also includes map of "German Hungary" around Odenburg [later Sopron, Hungary] with ethnic populations marked.

Dates

  • 03 Jun 1919 - 31 Jul 1919

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 file(s) (1 bound file (163 folios))

Language of Materials

English

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