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(Untitled), 01 Feb 1941 - 28 Feb 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/36/2

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Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, February 1941.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: the Chiefs of Staff; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the War Cabinet]; Sir Alexander Cadogan [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs]; Vice Chief of Imperial General Staff [?General Sir Robert Haining]; Director of Military Operations [Major-General John Kennedy]; Chief Whip [James Stuart]; Desmond Morton and F A Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell, Prime Minister's Personal Assistants].Subjects covered by the minutes include: censoring information about military strategy; army manpower and manoeuvrability; copper supplies; British fighter strength; the military situation in the Mediterranean and north Africa; shipping matters; the possibility of a German invasion of Britain; the Japanese threat to British and United States interests in the Far East; expenses of members of both houses of parliament on war business; anti-aircraft protection.


  • 01 Feb 1941 - 28 Feb 1941

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Copyright: Crown copyright


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