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(Untitled), 20 Aug 1941 - 29 Aug 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/258C/279-289

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Series of minutes [mainly from 1st Lord Cherwell, earlier F A Lindemann, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant to WSC] on subjects including: 1. attaching a draft letter to [1st] Lord Weir [Director-General of Explosives, Ministry of Supply] on production and industrial policy; 2. munition and aircraft output; 3. [1st] Lord Hankey's [Paymaster-General] paper on skilled radio personnel; 4. the Jefferis bomb for aerial attacks on tanks, addressed to Secretary of State for Air [Sir Archibald Sinclair, later 1st Lord Thurso]; 5. Colonel [Millis] Jefferis; 6. a paper by [1st] Lord Woolton [earlier Frederick Marquis, Minister of Food] on rationing; 7. rationing secondary foodstuffs; 8. comments to William Rootes [Supply Council, Ministry of Supply], addressed to General [Hastings] Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence]; 9. anti-tank weapons; 10. coal output; 11. the use of wool and cotton by the Services; 12. [Sir Henry] Tizard [Member of the Air Council] and [Robert] Watson-Watt; 13. numbers leaving the Royal Ordnance factories, attaching a draft letter to Minister of Supply [1st Lord Beaverbrook, earlier Sir Max Aitken]; 14. supplying the Soviet Union with rubber, attaching a draft note to the Ministry of Supply. [Copies; given running numbers 381, 382, 384, 385, 386, 387, 388, 389, 389a, 390a, 390, 391a, 391, and 392].


  • Creation: 20 Aug 1941 - 29 Aug 1941

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