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Literary: The Second World War, Volume 3 "The Grand Alliance", various material., Jul 1939 - Sep 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/248

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Includes source material for Volume 3 of "The Second World War" including: correspondence from [George] Gordon Allen, William Deakin, Ian Montgomery [Private Secretary to Secretary of the Treasury], Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Pownall, Alfred Bavin of the Cabinet Office, and "Pug" [1st Lord Ismay]; notes and transcripts of telegrams on the occupation of France, Operation "Menace" [the code name for the Anglo Free French mission to Dakar, Senegal] and the passage of French cruisers through the Straits of Gibraltar; despatches from Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Longmore [Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Middle East] covering January to May 1941; a memorandum by WSC on the British Purchasing Commission in the United States; a transcribed telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt [see CHAR 20/20/43-57] dating to 20 Oct 1941; a booklet on Nazi-Soviet relations published by the State Department of the United States; facsimiles of a directive from WSC to General Harold Alexander [Commander in Chief Middle East]; a memorandum by 1st Lord Douglas of Kirtleside on air operations from 1940 to 1941 (when he was Marshal of the RAF Sir Sholto Douglas); and notes and a pamphlet by CSC on her Russian fund for the Red Cross.


  • Creation: Jul 1939 - Sep 1949

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