Scope and Contents
Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Churchill, the War Cabinet, and the Foreign Office; Cadogan's involvement in overseas diplomatic visits; ongoing disputes between the Soviet Union and Poland relating to borders and the Curzon Line; meetings and preparations for Operation Overlord and the D-Day landings; notes on the progress of the Italian Campaign and Allied progress in France, Belgium, and Greece; discussions on 'World Organisation' and post-war planning; concerns regarding the health of Churchill and Eden; notes on birth of first grandchild and leisure activities including gardening and drawing; and comments on wartime affairs and events, including notes on the damage caused by German aerial bombing of London, U-boat sinkings, and the introduction of V-1 'Flying Bombs'.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
Language of Materials
DateText: Entries for 5th August - 29th September are in ACAD 1/14.
Finding aid date
- Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)
- Eden, Robert Anthony, 1897 - 1977 (1st Earl of Avon, statesman)
- Foreign Office
- Foreign policy
- Gaulle, Charles Andre Joseph Marie de, 1890 - 1970 (General, President of France)
- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Soviet Union