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Operation Dynamo (1940)

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Account of a trip to Calais, 1940-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 7/1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, official papers, lectures, articles, broadcasts and photographs
Also including papers of Commander John Somerville about his father, 1950-91

Dates: 1940-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Dunkirk, 1950-08 - 1960-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 4/34
Scope and Contents

Notes on Operation Dynamo.

Dates: 1950-08 - 1960-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Evacuations 1940, 1950-08 - 1960-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ROSK 4/36
Scope and Contents

Notes on the evacuations of forces from Le Havre, St Valery, St Malo etc [France].

Dates: 1950-08 - 1960-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Letters to his wife, 1940-05 - 1940-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 3/21
Scope and Contents

Written from Dover.
With an account of the Dunkirk evacuation (Operation Dynamo).

Dates: 1940-05 - 1940-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Fonds: Closed. Items in section 3 may only be consulted with Commander John Somerville's prior consent.
 File

Maps of the German attack and breakthrough in Normandy [France] and Belgium, 1940-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 6/5
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Papers on ELS's political, military and public activities, including: files on his Parliamentary work; military maps, telegrams and correspondence, particularly relating to the Dakar landings and ELS's work with the Free French as First Minister to Syria and the Lebanon; a file on his re-election campaign in the 1945 General Election.

Dates: 1940-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Pocket diary, 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 1/31
Scope and Contents

Including Second World War service, in particular the evacuation from Dunkirk (Operation Dynamo) and the attack on the French Fleet at Mers el-Kebir, in Algeria (Operation Catapult), by Force H.

Dates: 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Report of Admiral Ramsay on Operation Dynamo, 1940-06-18

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMVL 7/2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, official papers, lectures, articles, broadcasts and photographs
Also including papers of Commander John Somerville about his father, 1950-91

Dates: 1940-06-18
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.