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Subject Source: Local sources

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(Untitled), 15 Sep 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/239/7
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Colour map of the Western Front in France and Germany marked "Secret" showing the front line and Allied forces as of 13 September.

Dates: 15 Sep 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/241/1-24
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Page proofs for a supplement to the London Gazette entitled "The Evacuation of the Allied Armies from Dunkirk [France] and neighbouring beaches", May to June 1940, reprinting a contemporary despatch from Vice-Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay, Flag Officer Commanding, Dover [Kent] (18 June 1940), with later Admiralty footnotes. [annotated by ?Kathleen Hill, WSC's secretary].

Dates: 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 31 Jul [1947]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/242/65
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Note from "G R G A" [Commodore George Gordon Allen] to WSC commenting on an account of the assault phase of the Normandy [France] landings by Admiral [Sir Bertram] Ramsay [Allied Naval Commander-in-Chief, Expeditionary Force, CHAR 20/242/67-81], drawing WSC's attention to potentially controversial matters, and stating that there is no need for him to provide detailed comments. [initialled].

Dates: 31 Jul [1947]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/242/67-81
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Page proofs for a supplement to the London Gazette entitled "The Assault Phase of the Normandy [France] Landings", reprinting a contemporary despatch from Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay, Allied Naval Commander-in-Chief, Expeditionary Force (16 October 1944), with later Admiralty footnotes. [annotated by ?Kathleen Hill, WSC's secretary].

Dates: 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/242/116-124
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Page proofs for a supplement to the London Gazette entitled "The Final Stages of the Naval War in North-West Europe", reprinting contemporary despatches and reports from Admiral Sir Harold Burrough, Allied Naval Commander-in-Chief, Expeditionary Force (4 December and 13 July 1945), with later Admiralty footnotes. [annotated by ?Kathleen Hill, WSC's secretary, and his literary assistant Denis Kelly].

Dates: 1947
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Oct 1941 - 17 Oct 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/243/2
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Supplement dated 17 October to the London Gazette of 10 October reprinting despatches from [6th] Lord Gort, [earlier John Vereker, former] Commander-in-Chief, British Expeditionary Force, dated 25 April and 25 July 1940, with explanatory notes. [later annotations by WSC and his staff].

Dates: 10 Oct 1941 - 17 Oct 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/243/8-49
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Printed despatch marked "Secret" entitled "Operations in North-West Europe, 6 June 1944 - 5 May 1945" by Field Marshal [1st] Lord Montgomery of Alamein [then Commander 21st Army Group]. [typescript copy; cover has some minor annotations].

Dates: c 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 1946

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/243/50-124
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Long "uncorrected" galley proofs of a report by the Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Force [in Western Europe, United States Army], General Dwight Eisenhower, to the Combined Chiefs of Staff on the operations in Europe of the Allied Expeditionary Force, 8 June 1944 to 8 May 1945, dated 13 July 1945. [printed by HMSO; minor annotations by individuals including ?Ronald Fraser of the Cabinet Office and WSC].

Dates: 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c [1946]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/244/1
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Report by the Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Force [in Western Europe, United States Army], General Dwight Eisenhower, to the Combined Chiefs of Staff on the operations in Europe of the Allied Expeditionary Force, 8 June 1944 to 8 May 1945, dated 13 July 1945. [soft-bound, printed by the US Government Printing Office].

Dates: c [1946]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [1945] - Jan 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/244/2
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Report by the Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Force [in Western Europe, United States Army], General Dwight Eisenhower, to the Combined Chiefs of Staff on the operations in Europe of the Allied Expeditionary Force, 8 June 1944 to 8 May 1945, dated 13 July 1945. In a presentation binding with an annotated dedication to WSC from Eisenhower and a note [by WSC's secretary] indicating that the gift was acknowledged on 23 January 1950.

Dates: [1945] - Jan 1950
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1946

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/245/37-100
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Galley proofs reprinting a despatch by Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh Mallory, [then] Air Commander-in-Chief, Allied Expeditionary Air Force, dated November 1944, entitled "Air Operations by the Allied Expeditionary Air Force in [North-West] Europe from November 15, 1943 to September 30, 1944" giving details of the AEEF's structure and the planning and carrying out of operations before, including, and after D Day. [annotated by WSC's office].

Dates: c 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1946

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/245/101-106
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Galley proofs reprinting a despatch by Air Chief Marshal Sir Sholto Douglas, [then] Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Coastal Command, RAF, dated 1 November 1944, entitled "Liberation of Europe (Operation 'Overlord'): operations of Coastal Command, Royal Air Force, from May to August 1944".

Dates: c 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Nov 1946

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/245/108
Scope and Contents Letter from Captain A C Beer, Private Secretary to General Sir Hastings Ismay [Additional Secretary (Military) of the Cabinet] (Offices of the Cabinet and Minister of Defence, Great George Street) to Elizabeth Gilliatt [WSC's secretary] stating that Ismay has asked him to assure WSC that there is nothing in an attached despatch [?by Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh Mallory, see CHAR 20/245/37-100] which might cause him trouble and that there is no mention of the "dispute about not...
Dates: 29 Nov 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Jun 1946

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/246/28
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Letter from [Sir Edward] Bridges [Secretary to the Cabinet and Permanent Secretary, HM Treasury] (Treasury Chambers, Great George Street) to WSC commenting on despatches by [General Dwight] Eisenhower [former Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force in Western Europe, United States Army, see ?CHAR 20/243/50-124] and enclosing proof copies of despatches on operations in East Africa, the Middle East, and North-West Africa, 1940-43 [CHAR 20/246/29-133 and CHAR 20/246/167-182]. [signed].

Dates: 14 Jun 1946
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/253/1
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Biennial report by the Chief of Staff of United States Army, General George Marshall, to the Secretary of War [Henry Stimson], 1 July 1943 to 30 June 1945, dated 1 September 1945, with sections on the victory in Europe, victory over Japan, occupied territories, weapons, troops, and a supplement "Atlas of the World Battle Fronts in semi-monthly phases" to 15 August 1945. In a presentation binding for WSC.

Dates: 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Jan 1944 - 24 Nov 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/254/1
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First report of the Commanding General of the Army Air Forces, General [Henry] Arnold, to the Secretary of War [Henry Stimson], dated 4 January 1944, with sections entitled "Before Pearl Harbor", "Building an Air Force", "Combat Operations", and "The Men". In a presentation binding with an annotated dedication to WSC from Arnold dated 24 November 1945.

Dates: 04 Jan 1944 - 24 Nov 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Feb 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/254/2
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Second report of the Commanding General of the Army Air Forces, General [Henry] Arnold, to the Secretary of War [Henry Stimson] with sections on the air war against Germany and Japan, research, development, and welfare, and a conclusion. In a presentation binding for WSC.

Dates: 27 Feb 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Nov 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/254/3
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Third report of the Commanding General of the Army Air Forces, General [Henry] Arnold, to the Secretary of War [Robert Patterson] with sections on the war in Europe and the Pacific and "Air Power and the Future". In a presentation binding for WSC.

Dates: 12 Nov 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/256/2-61
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Series of photographs of the Western Front as plotted in the Defence Map Room, with dates from 3 March to 4 May 1945. Reproduced by the Air Ministry Photographic Reproductions Branch.

Dates: 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/256/68-71
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Series of photographs of the European Fronts as plotted in the Defence Map Room, with dates from 12 April to 4 May 1945. Reproduced by the Air Ministry Photographic Reproductions Branch.

Dates: 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Nov 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/174/75
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Telegram from Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery [Commander 21st Army Group] to WSC marked "Personal" giving details of casualties for the 21st Army Group from 4 September to 31 October.

Dates: 04 Nov 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 04 Nov 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/174/76
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Telegram from General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force in Western Europe, United States Army] to WSC marked "Personal" stating that "all suitable arrangements" have been made for the Dutch Government in the 21st Army Group area.

Dates: 04 Nov 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 05 Nov 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/174/82-83
Scope and Contents Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin marked "Personal and Top Secret" stating that Allied forces have got control of the approaches to Antwerp [Belgium] opening up a northern flank for advance into Germany; detailing substantial Allied casualties in the Netherlands and Belgium, the situation in Italy; stating that he is awaiting the return of Dr Ivan Subasic [Ban of Croatia, Prime Minister of the Royal Yugoslavian Government] from Moscow [Soviet Union] before proceeding any further on...
Dates: 05 Nov 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 08 Nov 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/174/111
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Telegram from WSC to General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force in Western Europe, United States Army] marked "Personal and Top Secret" stating that following his visit to Paris [France] he would like to visit Eisenhower at his Headquarters near Rheims [France] from 13 to 14 November.

Dates: 08 Nov 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 17 Nov 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/175/34
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Telegram from WSC to General Jean-Marie de Lattre de Tassigny [Commander French 1st Army] thanking him for showing WSC his troops in France. Copy.

Dates: 17 Nov 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.