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(Untitled), 01 Oct 1941 - 31 Oct 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/36/10

Scope and Contents

Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, October 1941.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the War Cabinet]; Colonels Leslie Hollis and Ian Jacob [Military Assistant Secretaries to the War Cabinet]; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; the Chiefs of Staff; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; 1st Lord Cherwell [earlier F A Lindemann, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant]; Chief Whip [James Stuart].Subjects covered by the minutes include: the "Arab-Jewish problem"; army organisational matters; German air strength; the development of "U.P." [unrotated projectile weapons]; the strength of forces and equipment in the Middle East and north Africa; the army's domestic duties; raising the status of the Mayor of Coventry [Warwickshire] to that of Lord Mayor; the bombing of Germany; German air raids on Britain; the report of the Select Committee on the Albemarle aircraft; the warnings given to Marshal Stalin of the German attack on the Soviet Union; the House of Commons having a secret session; the role of women in the ATS [Auxiliary Territorial Service]; honours.


  • Creation: 01 Oct 1941 - 31 Oct 1941

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Conditions Governing Use

Copyright: Crown copyright


1 item(s) (1 31, [1]p)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

C 77/1 - C 87/1; D 269/1 - D 291/1; M 948/1 - M 1024/1; S 30/1 - S 32/1


  • Army (Organization)

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