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(Untitled), 01 Nov 1944 - 30 Nov 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/153/5

Scope and Contents

Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, November 1944.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: senior civil servants, including Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the War Cabinet]; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; Sir Desmond Morton [Prime Minister's Personal Assistant]; the Chiefs of Staff; the Chief Whip [James Stuart]; Colonel Ian Jacob [Military Assistant Secretary to the War Cabinet].Subjects covered by the minutes include: matters concerning Poland, Greece, Spain, and Ethiopia; replacing Field Marshal Sir John Dill [Representative of the British Chiefs of Staff in Washington, United States] with General Sir Henry Wilson, and consequent changes in the Mediterranean command; Conservative Party affairs; housing and reconstruction; civil aviation; food restrictions; food relief for liberated Europe; arming the French police; operations against Germany; the assassination of 1st Lord Moyne [earlier Walter Guinness]; voting arrangements for members of the forces; the removal of Major General Sir Edward Spears [First Minister to Republic of Syria and the Lebanon]; ammunition shortages; the future balance of power in Europe.


  • Creation: 01 Nov 1944 - 30 Nov 1944

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Copyright: Crown


1 item(s) (1 36p)

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Former / Other Reference

M 1056/4 - M 1171/4; C 65/4 - C 70/4; D 263/4 - D 288/4; DM 15/4 - DM 16/4


Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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