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(Untitled), 01 Sep 1944 - 30 Sep 1944

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/153/3

Scope and Contents

Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, September 1944.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; the Chiefs of Staff; Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the War Cabinet]; Major-General Leslie Hollis and Colonel Ian Jacob [Military Assistant Secretaries to the War Cabinet]; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; "C" [Major General Sir Stewart Menzies, Head of Britain's Secret Intelligence Service].Subjects covered by the minutes include: post-war reconstruction and prefabricated houses; flying bombs; German strategy and capacity to resist in Western Europe, the East and the Mediterranean; the war against Japan and "Dracula" [proposed Allied attack on the Rangoon area, Burma]; awards for civilian air personnel; the prospect of WSC travelling to Moscow [Soviet Union]; relations with France over Syria and the Lebanon; food relief for liberated Europe.

Dates

  • 01 Sep 1944 - 30 Sep 1944

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright: Crown

Extent

1 item(s) (1 22p)

Language of Materials

English

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