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(Untitled), 02 May 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/200/70

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Letter from General Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence] to John Martin [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] enclosing a book on defence by Brigadier J G Smyth, a military correspondent and the Conservative candidate for Central Wandsworth [London] which the author has asked be presented to WSC. He suggests that WSC might be interested in the chapter on "Leaders and Leadership" and, in view of the author's standing in the Conservative interest, ought to be told that he has been sent the book. [Signed typescript].


  • Creation: 02 May 1945

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