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Diary, 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/11

Scope and Contents

Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Churchill, the Foreign Office, War Cabinet, and Special Operations Executive; Cadogan's role and interventions in ongoing strategic discussions between Churchill and Roosevelt, Eisenhower, Stalin, and De Gaulle; Cadogan's opinions on the Allied negotiations over future Soviet frontiers and the second front; Cadogan's involvement in overseas diplomatic visits, and the hosting of Soviet diplomats in Edinburgh and London; plans for an Allied invasion of territory held by Vichy France; visits to Leicester Galleries and National Gallery to see new acquisitions; and comments on wartime affairs and events, including wartime damage in central London and attacks on Allied shipping convoys, the aerial bombardment of German cities, and the progress of battles and politics in North Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.


  • 1942

Conditions Governing Access

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


1 volume(s)

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