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(Untitled), 02 Oct 1942 - 31 Oct 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/67/8

Scope and Contents

Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, October 1942.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; senior civil servants, including Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the War Cabinet]; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; the Chiefs of Staff; Lieutenant-Colonel Ian Jacob [Military Assistant Secretary to the War Cabinet].Subjects covered by the minutes include: preparations for "Torch" [Allied invasion of French North Africa]; matters concerning air policy, including RAF command structure and personnel; supplying munitions to Turkey; Canadian calls for an investigation into the treatment of German POWs; affairs concerning the Free French and French colonies; the "Four-Power Plan" for world government; the needs of the navy and the U-boat war; transport economies; rebuilding the House of Commons; developments on the Russian front; informing the Soviet Union about details concerning Rudolf Hess; caution when talking to foreign and neutral ambassadors in the United Kingdom; the deployment of the Eastern Fleet; honours.


  • Creation: 02 Oct 1942 - 31 Oct 1942

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Copyright: Crown copyright


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Former / Other Reference

Original references: M 427/3 - M 513/2; C 29/2 - C 34/2; D 169/2 - D 187/2; S 16/2 - S 20/2


Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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