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"Fulfilment of a Mission": texts, notes and source material, 1941 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 8/51

Scope and Contents

Includes: ELS short story "The End of Spears" on the work of MS’s Ambulance Unit in North Africa; draft chapters; telegrams on the French coup in the Lebanon (November 1943) and an interview between Oliver Lyttelton [Minister of State in the Middle East, later 1st Lord Chandos] and General Charles de Gaulle on de Gaulle’s refusal to accept the Armistice with the forces of Vichy France (1941); copies of the agreement between Lyttelton and de Gaulle on collaboration between the British and Free French in the Middle East.


  • Creation: 1941 - 1973

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

Acc 545 Box 21

Finding aid date

2007-01-24 16:16:22.100000+00:00


Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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