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Diary, 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/13

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'.


  • Creation: 1944

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


Date information

DateText: Entries for 5th August - 29th September are in ACAD 1/14.

Finding aid date

2014-02-21 11:33:51.980000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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