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Diary, 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/8

Scope and Contents

Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships inside the Foreign Office and diplomatic service with a sense of the complexities of British governmental policy; a trip to Rome in January 1939 to visit Mussolini regarding Hitler's in Europe; Franco and the Spanish Civil War; the German occupation of Prague in March 1939; Italian occupation of Albania; the challenges of working with the Soviet Union; the build up to war, with the declaration of war against Germany and her allies, and the following 'Phoney War' as well as social and family events.


  • Creation: 1939

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


1 volume(s)

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2014-02-21 11:31:26.770000+00:00


Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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