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(Untitled), 02 Sep 1942 - 30 Sep 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/67/7

Scope and Contents

Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, September 1942.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; Major-General Leslie Hollis [Military Assistant Secretary to the War Cabinet]; the Chiefs of Staff; Colonel John Bevan [Head of the London Controlling Section]; Vice-Admiral Sir Henry Moore [Vice Chief of the Naval Staff]; Air Chief Marshal Arthur Harris [Commander in Chief Bomber Command].Subjects covered by the minutes include: comments by Lord Privy Seal [Sir Stafford Cripps] on the conduct of the war; criticism of ?Major-General Percy Hobart [Commander, 11th Armoured Division]; preparations for operation "Torch" [Allied invasion of French North Africa], including its date, and cover and deception plans; discussion of operation "Jupiter" [code name for operation in Northern Norway]; British manpower levels; increasing the size of Bomber Command; press speculation about future operations; supplying munitions to Turkey; expenditure on tanks and guns; developments on the Russian front.


  • Creation: 02 Sep 1942 - 30 Sep 1942

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Copyright: Crown copyright


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

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Former / Other Reference

Original references: M 340/2 - M 426/2; D 144/2 - D 168/2; DM 1/2; S 11/2 - S 13/2; C 25/2 - C 28/2

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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