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(Untitled), 11 Jan 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/68A/59

Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to General Sir Claude Auchinleck, Commander-in-Chief, Middle East, asking how the retreat and escape of General Erwin Rommel's Italian troops affects "Acrobat" and also "Gymnast" and "Super-Gymnast" [codenames for an operation against Tripoli, Libya, the plans for the British occupation of North West Africa and a combined landing by British and United States forces].


  • Creation: 11 Jan 1942

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T 41/2


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