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(Untitled), 30 Sep 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/80/109-110

Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to Premier Stalin marked "most secret and personal" warning him of information he has obtained regarding an impending German naval operation in the Caspian Sea, referring to the plan for a joint Anglo-American air force in the Caspian and Caucasus theatre, and explaining the unloading of 154 Aerocobras from PQ 19 [northern convoy to Soviet Union] for use in "Torch" [Codename for operation in French North West Africa] With annotation dated 4 Nov 1942 by Patrick Kinna [Secretary to WSC] indicating that the words "and was concerned with Torch" in paragraph 3 were deleted from the copy sent to the Minister of War Transport.


  • 30 Sep 1942

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Part published: Winston S Churchill VII, p 236

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