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(Untitled), 01 Apr 1941 - 30 Apr 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/36/4

Scope and Contents

Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, April 1941.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; F A Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell] and Desmond Morton [Prime Minister's Personal Assistants]; Sir Alexander Cadogan [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs]; the Chiefs of Staff; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the War Cabinet]; Colonel Ian Jacob [Military Assistant Secretary to the War Cabinet].Subjects covered by the minutes include: the naval blockade of and policy towards Vichy France; the military situation in the Mediterranean and north Africa; tank production; Britain's chemical warfare capability; bombing action against German ships; weapon development; the likelihood of Japan entering the war; shipping matters; and the policy of Alan Hillgarth [later Alan Evans, Naval Attache at Madrid, Spain] which is of "the most secret character".


  • Creation: 01 Apr 1941 - 30 Apr 1941

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Conditions Governing Use

Copyright: Crown copyright


1 item(s) (1 39, [1]p)

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Former / Other Reference

M 387/1 - M 494/1; S 10/1 - S 16/1; C 36/1 - C 45/1; D 116/1 - D 149/1; DM 5/1A - DM 7/1

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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