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Colonial Army, 1951-08 - 1953-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/89

Scope and Contents

Notes and correspondence on strengthening British forces by forming an army recruited from Africa, including: the report of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association tour of Central Africa, Mauritius and Malta, August 1951; notes on Parliamentary debates on colonial resources for defence; correspondence with Antony Head, Secretary of State for War, on the use of colonial manpower; Army League paper on an African Army; Conservative Research Department memorandum on colonial manpower.


  • 1951-08 - 1953-07

Conditions Governing Access

The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 156

Finding aid date

2011-02-03 14:50:00.707000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 336087

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