Lady Churchill's letters to Sir Winston including telegrams from Russia, 1945-02 - 1945-07
Scope and Contents
Subjects include: the journey to the Yalta Conference; the death of Admiral Sir William Goodenough; public concern at conditions in France and Clementine's suggestion that Churchill could influence the Americans to release transport for food and coal distribution; Churchill's success at Yalta [Soviet Union]; a V-2 rocket attack on part of the Fulmer Chase Maternity Home for officers' wives [of which Clementine was Chairman]; Clementine's journey to the Soviet Union for the Red Cross Aid to Russia Fund; a stop-off in Cairo [Egypt] with Sir Edward Grigg [Minister Resident in the Middle East, later 1st Lord Altrincham], particularly the zoo and a visit to the local YWCA branch; Clementine's reception in the Soviet Union and hospital tour; Jack [John S Churchill]'s heart attack.
- Creation: 1945-02 - 1945-07
Conditions Governing Access
With the exception of the staff wages books in CSCT 9/1, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Former / Other Reference
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