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Diary, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/15

Scope and Contents

Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Churchill, the War Cabinet, and the Foreign Office; Cadogan's involvement in overseas diplomatic visits, including meetings at Alupka, Athens, Cairo, Washington, and San Francisco; Cadogan's role in the Malta Conference, Yalta Conference, and the United Nations Conference on International Organisation; the Allied invasion of Germany; negotiations over the Polish question and Soviet actions in Eastern Europe; reactions to the death of Roosevelt; remarks on the 1945 General Election campaign, including listening to a radio broadcast of a speech by Churchill; thoughts on Attlee's new Cabinet; discussions surrounding the atomic bomb; news of the Japanese surrender; and Cadogan's comments on wartime affairs and events, and the arrival of peace.


  • Creation: 1945

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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


1 volume(s)

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