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Private correspondence between LSA and Field Marshal 1st Lord Wavell [Commander-in-Chief, India, 1941-43, Viceroy and Governor-General of India, 1943-47], 1941-03 - 1949-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/13

Scope and Contents

Subjects include: Wavell's talks with Liaquat Ali Khan [Prime Minister of Pakistan] and Shri Jawaharlal Nehru [Prime Minister of India]; the unhelpful bitterness of Winston Churchill's attitude towards India; Indian service pensions; the formation of India's coalition Government; attempts to form an interim Government; a proposed expedition to Mount Everest; air power in the South East Asia campaign.

Other correspondents include: G M Trevelyan.


  • 1941-03 - 1949-07

Conditions Governing Access

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


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 324

Existence and Location of Copies

See also the records of the India Office and edited versions of letters and telegrams between LSA and the Viceroy in "The Transfer of Power, 1942-7, edited by Nicholas Mansergh.

Related Materials

See also AMEL 1/6 for LSA's official India Office papers.

Finding aid date

2004-10-12 15:06:35.437000+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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