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(Untitled), 16 May 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/29A/71-74

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Letter from Anthony Bevir [Private Secretary to WSC] to [Joseph] Saville Garner [Private Secretary to Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs] enclosing Prime Minister's Personal Telegram T.183 to General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] discussing: the offensive in the Western Desert by General Sir Archibald Wavell [Commander-in-Chief, Middle East], and possible action in North Africa and Suez [Egypt]; the western Mediterranean and Gibraltar; the Battle of the Atlantic, and anticipated aid from the United States; massing of German forces against the Soviet Union.


  • Creation: 16 May 1941

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