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Journal and accompanying papers, 1940-08-30 - 1940-10-28

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 5/36

Scope and Contents

ELS's journal kept during "Operation Menace", the Anglo-French landings at Dakar [Senegal], including a large number of copies of telegrams and correspondence from the same period between ELS and individuals including: Vice-Admiral Sir John Cunningham [Vice-Admiral Commanding First Cruiser Squadron]; Major-General Sir Frederick Maurice; General Charles de Gaulle; the Admiralty; Winston Churchill, Prime Minister.


  • Creation: 1940-08-30 - 1940-10-28

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


Former / Other Reference

SPRS 2/6

Finding aid date

2006-11-09 12:38:47.283000+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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