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(Untitled), 22 Feb 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/92/19-20

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Letter from King George VI to WSC about his concern for the political situation in North Africa: stating that since the launch of Torch [Allied invasion of French North Africa] the situation has grown worse blaming the "underhand dealings" of Robert Murphy [United States Political Representative in North Africa] with the Vichy Regime [France] for dividing the two French sides; that little can be done to strengthen the position of General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis] and Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident at Allied Headquarters in Algiers] and that the date of Husky [capture of Sicily] is to be postponed Signed manuscript in the Kings own hand.


  • 22 Feb 1943

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