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Notes and correspondence on the Hadfield-Spears Mobile Hospital Unit, 1940-06 - 1945-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 11/2/3

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: General Charles de Gaulle on complaints from MS on subjects including difficulties in running the unit and setting it up (7).

Also includes: lists of the unit's movements and operations; accounts; proclamations by General Georges Catroux, Commander-in-Chief of the Free French in the Levant, promising Lebanese and Syrian independence; correspondence on the unit's vehicles; correspondence on a permanent hospital for the Free French forces in Camberley [Surrey]; text of a broadcast by MS on the evacuation of the unit from France.


  • Creation: 1940-06 - 1945-05

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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


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Former / Other Reference

Acc 1048 Box 9

Finding aid date

2007-03-05 15:24:28.307000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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