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National Churchill Day: Resistance material, 1973-08 - 1974-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HARD 2

Scope and Contents

Material collected by Russell Hardy during his campaign, relating to Resistance movements in the Second World War, including: letters to Hardy from Donald Caskie and Sir Colin Gubbins; notes on a memorial to the Norwegian Resistance fighters who trained in Scotland (dedicated by Caskie); article on the Danish Resistance movement by Ebbe Munck, with letters from Munck to Hardy; notes on Winston Churchill's help to the Danish, Dutch and Norwegian Resistances; note on the formation of the Special Operations Executive, SOE; photographs of occupied Norway and of secret equipment
used during the occupation, from Sverre Midtskau, "The Great Escaper", and Gunnar Sonstaby.


  • 1973-08 - 1974-08

Conditions Governing Access

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


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2005-12-21 10:03:55.373000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
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