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(Untitled), 24 Mar 1942

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/72/89-91

Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to Field Marshal Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] informing him of the decision to storm and occupy Diego Suarez [Madagascar]: comments on the background to the operation [codenamed "Ironclad"] and asks for help should it become necessary to intercept French reinforcements from Dakar [Senegal] at the Cape.

Dates

  • 24 Mar 1942

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Language of Materials

English