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Official: War and Air: correspondence mainly from Brigadier-General Edward Spears, Major Gerald Geiger and the British Military Mission in Paris [France] to Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] and War Office officials., 02 Jan 1920 - 31 Jan 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/63

Scope and Contents

Also includes copies of correspondence from Nikolai Tchaikovsky and General Henrys, Head of the French Military Mission in Poland; notes of interviews with Ukrainian political figures; resolution signed by Marshal Ferdinand Foch; cutting from French newspaper and a letter from Vera Tchaikovsky about her meeting with Spears.Subjects covered by the file include: matters concerning Russia and Poland, including the situation in Siberia, the Ukraine and the Caucasus, and general assessments of the military situation, the positions of Generals Carl Mannerheim, Anton Denikin and Joseph Pilsudsky [Chief of the Polish state], French policy, the views of various Russians, Ukrainians and Poles in Paris, German influence, WSC's visit to Paris, Sidney Reilly's scheme for trade with Russia, Romania's position, information from the daughter of [Nikolai] Tchaikovsky, Vera Tchaikovsky.


  • Creation: 02 Jan 1920 - 31 Jan 1920

Conditions Governing Access



1 file(s) (1 bound file and 1 folder (161 folios))

1 folder(s) (1 bound file and 1 folder (161 folios))

Language of Materials



  • Army (Organization)

Repository Details

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