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(Untitled), 01 Sep 1943 - 30 Sep 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/104/3

Scope and Contents

Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, September 1943. Some written by WSC when in Canada and the United States.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: senior civil servants, particularly Sir Alexander Cadogan [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs]; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; President Roosevelt; Harry Hopkins [Special Adviser and Assistant to the President of the United States]; the Chiefs of Staff; Major-General Leslie Hollis [Military Assistant Secretary to the War Cabinet]; Desmond Morton [Prime Minister's Personal Assistant].Subjects covered by the minutes include: honouring anti-aircraft gunners; civil aviation matters; floating airfields; Italian prisoners of war; report by Sir Robert Craigie on the reasons for the war with Japan; senior naval appointments; matters concerning the "Overlord" [invasion of France] command; planned operations against Japan, including "Culverin" [attack on the Japanese-held Dutch East Indies, later Indonesia]; the possible German withdrawal from Greece; negotiations with Portugal.


  • Creation: 01 Sep 1943 - 30 Sep 1943

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Copyright: Crown


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Former / Other Reference

M 584/3A - M 621/3; D(Q) 19/3 - D(Q) 30/3; M(Q) 32/3 - M(Q) 41/3; C 32/3; D 151/3 - D 159/3; DM 7/3


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