"Clementine Churchill": letters from MS to CSC and Winston Churchill, 1945, 1945-01 - 1945-10
Scope and Contents
Letters written mainly while MS was in Belgium and Germany with her ATS unit [Auxiliary Territorial Service]. Other subjects besides MS's ATS work include: a visit to Paris [France]; driving through the wreck of Hamburg; visiting the site of Belsen; reaction in the forces to the General Election campaign; the Potsdam Conference; the success of CSC's visit to the Soviet Union; an inspection by Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery; the loss of the General Election; buying 27 Hyde Park Gate [London]; the strength of the relationship between CSC and Churchill.
- 1945-01 - 1945-10
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
Language of Materials
Existence and Location of Copies
Further copies at MCHL 5/7/29, 5/7/31 and 5/8/32.
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Soames, Mary, Dame, 1922 - 2014 (née Churchill, writer, wife of Baron Soames) (Person)