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Reports by Harold Macmillan on French affairs, 1943-02 - 1944-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DUFC 4/8

Scope and Contents

Reports by [Maurice] Harold Macmillan, Resident Minister at Allied Headquarters in North-West Africa [later 1st Lord Stockton] on subjects including: recognition of the French authorities in North Africa by other governments; the decline of General Henri Giraud, Commander-in-Chief of French forces in North Africa; changes to the French Cabinet; reaction to the arrests of Pierre Boisson, Marcel Peyrouton and Pierre Flandin, Vichy French Leaders, by the Free French; the Lebanon; Charles de Gaulle; local American opinion; future prospects; the development of French affairs from the constitution of the French Committee of National Liberation up until its recognition by the Allies.

Also includes a draft despatch by Duff Cooper reporting on his view of de Gaulle and the difficult relations between him and Winston Churchill.


  • Creation: 1943-02 - 1944-01


Conditions Governing Access

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


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Finding aid date

2012-11-28 10:44:40.090000+00:00

Repository Details

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