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Journal, 1917-01 - 1917-05-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 5/16

Scope and Contents

ELS’s journal as liaison officer with the French Tenth Army and as part of the British military mission to the French Ministry of War. Also includes: messages from the British Fourth Army on prisoner statements and the German advance (25 February), and the situation on 17 March; a telegram from Marshal Robert Nivelle, French Commander-in-Chief, on the United States entering the war (7 April); messages from the British headquarters on the German offensive of 15 April and progress on 19 April; a telegram ordering ELS to report for duty as Assistant Military Attache in Paris.


  • Creation: 1917-01 - 1917-05-05

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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


1 volume(s)

1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Loose papers filed separately.

Former / Other Reference

Acc 545 Box 59

Finding aid date

2006-11-01 15:13:15.557000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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