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"Assignment to Catastrophe": source material, 1940-06-15 - 1940-06-18

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 8/13

Scope and Contents

Documents relating to events in France, including: copies of telephone messages from ELS and Paul Reynaud, Prime Minister of France on the decision to declare an armistice; extracts from ELS’s diary on his departure from France with General Charles de Gaulle.


  • Creation: 1940-06-15 - 1940-06-18

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

Finding aid date

2007-01-24 14:10:07.297000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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