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(Untitled), 27 Jan 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/69A/54

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Telegram from General Sir Claude Auchinleck, Commander- in-Chief, Middle East, to WSC regarding the latest situation in North Africa, including the premature action at Benghazi [Libya], positions as known on the evening of 26 January, concern over the condition of 1st Armoured division and the conclusion that British armoured forces have failed to compete with the enemy satisfactorily.


  • 27 Jan 1942

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