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"Assignment to Catastrophe": source material, 1940-06-11 - 1940-06-14

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 8/12

Scope and Contents

Documents relating to events in France, including: ELS’s diary entries; account of a meeting between Winston Churchill, Prime Minister and Paul Reynaud, Prime Minister of France at Tours (13 June); later letters from Sir Ronald Campbell [former British Ambassador to France] and Sir [William] Henry Mack [former Head of French Department, Foreign Office] commenting on ELS’s text and contemporary events.


  • Creation: 1940-06-11 - 1940-06-14

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

SPRS 2/18 Box 1

Date information

DateText: The file also includes some later material dating up to 1950.

Finding aid date

2007-01-24 14:08:29.313000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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