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Official: Prime Minister: correspondence between WSC and President Dwight D Eisenhower [President of the United States]., 29 Jan 1953 - 31 Mar 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 6/3A-C

Scope and Contents

ff 1- 139 are copies of letters and telegrams from WSC to President Dwight D Eisenhower, 07 Feb 1953 - 31 Mar 1955.ff 140 - 214 are copies of letters from President Dwight D Eisenhower to WSC, 02 Feb1953 - 29 Mar 1955.ff 215 - 282 are copies of correspondence between WSC and President Dwight D Eisenhower, 29 Jan 1953 - 24 Mar 1955. Includes original letters from Dwight D Eisenhower, James D Moffett (2nd Secretary, United States Embassy in Britain) and Winthrop Aldrich (United States Ambassador to Great Britain) congratulating WSC on 80th birthday.The correspondence covers all aspects of international relations, including: Egypt, Korea, defence of Western Europe, WSC's proposal for a personal mission to speak with the Soviet leadership, WSC's history of the Second World War, the Bermuda Conference, WSC's stroke, East-West trade relations, nuclear weapons and H-bomb testing, relations with the Soviet Union, relations with communist China, policy in South-East Asia and Indochina [later Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam], Cyprus, Formosa [Taiwan], WSC's visit to the United States, publication of Yalta letters.


  • Creation: 29 Jan 1953 - 31 Mar 1955

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3 file(s) (3 files (282 loose folios))

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