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Found in 1099 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 07 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/218/12
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Telegram from WSC to President Harry Truman marked "Personal and Top Secret" suggesting that in light of General Dwight Eisenhower's [Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force in Western Europe, United States Army] telegram warning that news of the German surrender might leak out before 8 May, they make the announcement later that day; and asking Truman to ring him back "on the open line".

Dates: 07 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 07 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/218/14
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Telegram containing telephone message from William Leahy [Chief of Staff to the President of the United States] to WSC stating that President [Harry Truman] fully understands WSC's difficulties [over news of the German surrender leaking out before the formal announcement] but that he is unable to make an earlier announcement until Marshal Stalin agrees.

Dates: 07 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 07 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/218/16
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Telegram from WSC to [Frank Roberts, Counsellor, British Embassy] (Moscow [Soviet Union]) marked "Clear the Line" cancelling his previous message and asking him to give Marshal Stalin a message informing him that German radio has just announced the surrender of Germany and proposing that in light of this they make their announcements later that day. Copy.

Dates: 07 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 07 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/218/17
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Telegram from WSC to President Harry Truman marked "Personal and Top Secret" stating that he has decided to postpone his broadcast [announcing the surrender of Germany] until the next day; and informing him that a statement has been issued to the press indicating the time of the announcement and that 8 May will be regarded as VE Day. Crossed through.

Dates: 07 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 07 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/218/18
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Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin marked "Personal and Top Secret" stating that he has decided to postpone his broadcast [announcing the surrender of Germany] until the next day; and informing him that a statement has been issued to the press indicating the time of the announcement and that 8 May will be regarded as VE Day. Carbon copy.

Dates: 07 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 07 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/218/20-21
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Telegram from Duff Cooper [later Lord Norwich, British Ambassador to France] to WSC marked "Personal" reporting on French policy towards the Levant States [Syria and the Lebanon]; that General de Gaulle [President of the Provisional Government of the French Republic] regretted Britain moving an extra division into the Lebanon; and was in a bad mood when he drafted his reply to WSC because he had heard that the French zone of occupation in Germany would not include Cologne. Copy.

Dates: 07 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 07 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/218/24
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Telegram from Marshal Stalin to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" requesting the postponement of the announcement of the German surrender until 9 May because of continued German resistance on the Eastern front. Copy.

Dates: 07 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), [08] [May] [1945]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/218/27
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Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin marked "Personal and Secret" stating that he will not be able to delay his announcement of the German surrender until 9 May, despite continued resistance by certain groups [on the Eastern front]. Copy.

Dates: [08] [May] [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 08 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/218/28
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Telegram from President Harry Truman to WSC congratulating him and the British forces and people on the defeat of Germany. Copy.

Dates: 08 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 09 Feb 1954

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 6/3C/241-242
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Copy of a letter from "Ike" [Dwight Eisenhower, President of the United States] (The White House, Washington} to WSC marked "personal" expressing pleasure at WSC's good health; commenting on outbursts by [Vyacheslav] Molotov [Soviet Union Foreign Minister]; the importance of unity between free nations; and future history and legacy of leaders. Typescript.

Dates: 09 Feb 1954
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Dec 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/22B/302-352
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (10 December, House of Commons) on foreign affairs including: the partition of Ireland and imperial preference; relations with the United States; the achievements of General Dwight Eisenhower; government policy regarding Germany and assistance to the people of Berlin; the progress of European integration; affairs in Palestine and Spain; and the likelihood of war with the Soviet Union.Typescript speaking notes laid out in "psalm style" to aid delivery with...
Dates: 10 Dec 1948
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Feb 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/47/3
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Admiralty intercepted message, giving a German official communique declaring the waters around Great Britain and Ireland a war region, and warning that hostile merchant ships and possibly neutrals would be attacked.

Dates: 04 Feb 1915
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Vienna, Berlin, Paris, London: Growing up in interesting times, 2000-06

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MISC 73
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Autobiography of [Frederick] Gerard Friedlander [Friedrich Gerhart Friedlander], 1917-35, on his early life, and his mother Ruth Fischer, founder of the Austrian Communist Party, a prominent member of the German Communist Party, and a member of the "left" or Trotskyite opposition to Stalin in the Soviet Union.

Dates: 2000-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Some material within the collection is closed to researchers.
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Visit to Berlin, 1959-04-06 - 1959-04-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOAM 5/3
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Album on CS’s visit to Germany as Secretary of State for War, to see British armed forces.

Dates: 1959-04-06 - 1959-04-07
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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Visit to Essen, Germany, 1998-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 21/18
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Schedule, briefings and notes for NK’s opening of a traffic control centre.

Dates: 1998-07
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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Visit to West Germany [later part of Germany], 1985-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/21
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Programme and briefing on defence policy, including papers and press cuttings on the summit on arms control between the United States and Soviet Union at Geneva [Switzerland], 1985 and papers and press cuttings on the German Social Democratic Party, mainly relating to European defence policy. Also includes a programme for a visit to Sweden for a European conference, and arrangements for a meeting with Bill Keys, Chairman of the Trade Union Co-Ordinating Committee.

Dates: 1985-11
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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Visits, 1986-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/27
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Includes: German press cuttings of NK’s visit to Berlin [Germany]; arrangements and briefing for NK’s meeting with Allan Boesak, South African United Democratic Front; notes on a request for sponsorship from "Jarrow 86".

Dates: 1986-10
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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Visits and meetings, 1991-05 - 1991-06

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/124
Scope and Contents Briefings and arrangements for visits and meetings, including: meeting with midwives, Royal College of Midwives Trust, to mark the first International Day of the Midwife, including correspondence with Ruth Ashton, General Secretary of the Trust; a dinner at the Italian embassy; meeting with Felipe Gonzalez, Prime Minister of Spain, including a briefing on the current state of the European Intergovernmental conferences on economic and political union; visits to Bonn, Germany (May and...
Dates: 1991-05 - 1991-06
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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Walter Neill: Correspondence and papers

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9876
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Letters written by WN to friends and family from the Far East, Germany and Holland whilst interned during the First World War; notes describing the riots in Hankow, 1927; photographs of China.

Dates: 1905-1927
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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"War cabinet: Chiefs of Staff Committee: Weekly Resume (no.40) of the Naval, Military and Air Situation", 30 May- 6 Jun 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 23/5/1-14
Scope and Contents Detailed summary of the war situation including: the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk including the effect of weather conditions, numbers evacuated, naval losses and attacks by German bombers; attacks by U-boats on seaborne trade; anti-submarine operations; German trade; overview of the military and air situation covering Norway, Italy, the North Sea and coastal operations, the bombing of Great Britain, attacks on Germany by Bomber Command, French and German air...
Dates: 30 May- 6 Jun 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"War Cabinet: Chiefs of Staff Committee: Weekly Resume (no.56) of the naval, military and air situation from 12 noon September to 12 noon September 26th, 1940", 27 Sep 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 23/6/86-99
Scope and Contents Summary of events including: attempted landing at Dakar by General [Charles] de Gaulle; U boat activity in the North Atlantic and shipping losses; operations by German raiders; information about the disposition of German and Italian troops; events in Greece, Yugoslavia [later Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia], Bulgaria, the Mediterranean and the Middle East; air attacks on Germany (including Berlin) and on invasion ports in France and...
Dates: 27 Sep 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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War Cabinet Paper, 08 Dec 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 23/4/11
Scope and Contents Printed copy of a letter from WSC to President Roosevelt setting out the prospects for 1941 covering various subjects including: shared interests between Great Britain and the United States; the importance of sea and air power against Germany; reassurance about not requesting a large expeditionary army from the United States; the crucial importance of shipping to feed people and transport munitions and armies; shipping losses; battleship strength; the dangers posed by the Vichy French...
Dates: 08 Dec 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"Wars are not won by evacuations", 04 Jun 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/140A/9-28
Scope and Contents Typescript copy of notes for WSC's speech on the fall of Belgium and surrender of King [Leopold] of Belgium; the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk [France]; the successes of the RAF; losses of men and weaponry; military development and the possibility of German invasion. Speech includes the phrase "We shall fight on the beaches . . . We shall never surrender".Carbon typescript copy with some manuscript annotations in ink [not by WSC] laid out in "psalm style" apart...
Dates: 04 Jun 1940
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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"Westward, look, the land is bright", 27 Apr 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/150B/124-142
Scope and Contents Speaking notes for WSC's broadcast (27 April, BBC) on the war situation including: public morale; his tours of bomb-damaged cities; General Sir Archibald Wavell's [Commander in Chief Middle East] successes in Libya; German successes in the Balkans and British support for Greece; admiration in the United States for Great Britain; praise for troops from Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC); condemnation of [Benito] Mussolini "This whipped jackal"; the Battle of the Atlantic and praise...
Dates: 27 Apr 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open