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(Untitled), 10 Apr 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/109/107

Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin marked 'most secret and personal' in which he reports that 375 Hurricanes and 285 Airocobras and Kittyhawks for Russia were in the cancelled convoys (JW 54 and 55); discusses the practical difficulties in arranging for the aircraft and accompanying spare parts to be transported to Russia; offers a maximum of 60 Hurricane IID airoplanes, discussing their advantages and successes against Rommel's tanks in Tunisia; and reassures Stalin that he is determined to get the aircraft to him "as soon as it is humanly possible". Typescript.


  • Creation: 10 Apr 1943

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Copyright: Crown


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T 491/3

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