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(Untitled), 02 Jun 1940 - 30 Jun 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/13/3

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Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, June 1940.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; the Chiefs of Staff; F A Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell] and Desmond Morton [Prime Minister's Personal Assistants].Subjects covered by the minutes include: the evacuation and reconstitution of the British Expeditionary Force; the possibility of a German invasion of Britain; the military situation in the English Channel; Australian reinforcements; timber production; the Italian threat to Egypt; naval Fleet matters; armament production; matters concerning foreign troops in Britain; British troops in India; relations with the French government at Bordeaux; WSC's secretariat as Minister of Defence; publicity about air raids; Air Ministry matters; repatriating French naval personnel; concrete ships.


  • Creation: 02 Jun 1940 - 30 Jun 1940

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Copyright: Crown copyright


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