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France

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

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Articles, 1955-12 - 1957-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 7/21
Scope and Contents Typescript texts, proofs and press cuttings on subjects including: a tribute to 1st Lord Ismay; General Charles de Gaulle; the Arab world and the West; Winston Churchill; a review of A W Kinglake’s "Eothen"; the nuclear deterrent; the French parliamentary crisis; a review of "A Soldier with the Arabs" by Sir John Glubb [former Officer Commanding Arab Legion, Transjordan [Jordan]]; increased pay for MPs; a review of Pierre Mendes-France’s book [? "Sept mois, dix-sept jours"]; the propaganda...
Dates: 1955-12 - 1957-09
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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Correspondence on France: Charles de Gaulle, 1940-06 - 1941-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 1/134
Scope and Contents

Includes: broadcast by de Gaulle [Chief of Free French] on the BBC, with copies of telegrams, biographical notes on de Gaulle by ELS and letters from de Gaulle to ELS; correspondence on the British Military Mission to de Gaulle and on Mary, Lady Spears's appeal; papers on Winston Churchill's agreement with de Gaulle, directives, correspondence and memoranda.

Dates: 1940-06 - 1941-08
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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Correspondence with Charles de Gaulle, 1956-01 - 1962-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 1/15
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Churchill and de Gaulle, President of France, on subjects including messages of goodwill, including Churchill's congratulations on de Gaulle's election, a referendum on independence for Algeria and de Gaulle's survival of an assassination attempt, and various gifts of books and photographs.

Dates: 1956-01 - 1962-08
Conditions Governing Access: Closed for review.
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Diary, 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ACAD 1/13
Scope and Contents Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Churchill, the War Cabinet, and the Foreign Office; Cadogan's involvement in overseas diplomatic visits; ongoing disputes between the Soviet Union and Poland relating to borders and the Curzon Line; meetings and preparations for Operation Overlord and the D-Day landings; notes on the progress of the Italian Campaign and Allied progress in France, Belgium, and Greece; discussions on 'World Organisation' and post-war planning; concerns...
Dates: 1944
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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Letters from Lady Diana Cooper to Conrad Russell, 1944-01 - 1944-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/1/23
Scope and Contents

Letters from Algiers and Paris [France] on subjects including: life in Algeria; Winston Churchill’s visit to Marrakesh [Morocco], Jan 1944 and Clementine Churchill’s view that he would die after the war; a visit by Mary, Lady Spears [earlier Mary Borden], Feb 1944; a visit from Martha Hemingway [Martha Gellhorn], Mar 1944; Charles de Gaulle ("Charlie Wormwood"); Randolph Churchill’s plane crashing, July 1944 and stay, Aug 1944; going to Italy, Aug 1944; life in Paris.

Dates: 1944-01 - 1944-12
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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Manuscript diary, 1939-09 - 1945-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 11/3/1
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the outbreak of war; directing the Hadfield-Spears Mobile Hospital Unit in France and its evacuation; ELS's departure for Dakar [Senegal] with General Charles de Gaulle and her concern for his position with the Government; bombing raids in London; taking the ambulance unit to the Levant; accounts of torture by the Gestapo in southern France; her view of de Gaulle's hostility to Britain; the unit's part in the victory parade in Paris; de Gaulle's ingratitude to ELS; her own...
Dates: 1939-09 - 1945-06
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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Notes on France, 1955-08 - 1970-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 8/34
Scope and Contents

Notes on events in May-September 1940, and draft texts [? for "Two men who saved France"] on General Charles de Gaulle following his arrival in Britain and events leading to the British attack on the French fleet at Oran [Algeria].

Dates: 1955-08 - 1970-08
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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"Two men who saved France": texts, 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 8/38
Scope and Contents

Texts of "General Petain in 1917" [incomplete] and "General de Gaulle in 1940".

Dates: 1966
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.