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The Balkans, 1915-03 - 1915-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/3/25

Scope and Contents

Memoranda, reports and notes on LSA's intelligence work while in the Balkans, including: notes on the Serbian army, railways, navigable rivers and roads, and on Austrian positions and Russian naval forces in the area; journal kept by LSA during his time in the Balkans; maps, notes and navigation information on the river Danube; notes on relations with Greece; annotated print of LSA's military report on Serbia; telegrams and letters from LSA to [? Major-General Charles Callwell, Director of Military Operations at the War Office] on the positions of Bulgaria, Romania and Greece, attempts to make Serbia cede Macedonia [later North Macedonia] to Bulgaria, the views of King Ferdinand of Bulgaria on Russia and Austria, British opinion in the Balkans, Allied offers to Bulgaria, diplomatic deadlock with Romania, the need for a larger British force in the area, the health of King Constantine of Greece, and LSA's request to return home in order to report fully; letters to LSA from John Baldwin [British Consul-General in Romania] on river traffic on the Danube for transporting troops (2); notes on the military situation in the Dardanelles.


  • 1915-03 - 1915-07

Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


5 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 117

Related Materials

See also LSA's diary, AMEL 7/13.

Finding aid date

2003-06-17 11:39:36.547000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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