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(Untitled), 22 May 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/75/71-72

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Telegram from General Sir Claude Auchinleck [Commander- in-Chief, Middle East] to WSC marked "most secret" regarding the impending battle in North Africa: states that "I am now absolutely clear as to my task and I will do my utmost to accomplish it to your satisfaction"; thanks WSC for arrangements regarding publicity and for his expression of confidence; comments on his own decision not to take command personally in Libya; comments on his own decision not to move the New Zealand Division out of Syria into Egypt.


  • Creation: 22 May 1942

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T 753/2

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