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(Untitled), 24 Mar 1942

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/72/98

Scope and Contents

Telegram from Field Marshal Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] to WSC regarding operation ["Ironclad"] against Madagascar: pledges all necessary support for the interception of the French convoy [of reinforcements] and states that he will take no action to formally break off relations with Vichy France before the attack unless the Foreign Office advises otherwise.

Dates

  • 24 Mar 1942

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

T 470/2

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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