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(Untitled), 01 May 1941 - 31 May 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/36/5

Scope and Contents

Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, May 1941.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the War Cabinet]; Sir Horace Wilson [Permanent Secretary of HM Treasury and official Head of HM Civil Service]; Eric Seal [WSC's Principal Private Secretary]; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; the Chiefs of Staff; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; Sir Alexander Cadogan [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs]; F A Lindemann [later 1st Lord Cherwell, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant]; Roy Harrod.Subjects covered by the minutes include: ministerial appointments; United States-Vichy French relations; the military situation in the Mediterranean and north Africa; Northern Irish [Ulster] contribution to the war effort; British air strength in the Middle East; matters concerning a possible invasion of Britain; air training; House of Commons' accommodation; the treatment of Rudolf Hess; British tank strength; appointments to the Privy Council; sugar beet production in Scotland; honours.


  • Creation: 01 May 1941 - 31 May 1941

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Copyright: Crown copyright


1 item(s) (1 38p)

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Former / Other Reference

C 46/1 - C 52/1; D 150/1 - D 174/1A; M 495/1 - M 607/1; S 17/1


Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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