Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

Operation Overlord (1944)

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 19 Jul 1944 - 08 Aug 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/200A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's statement (2 August) on the war situation including: successes against Germany and Japan world-wide including the Far East; decisions made at the Quebec [Canada] conference; the Normandy landings; RAF losses; the tanks supplied by the United States and praise for the Sherman and Churchill tanks; the progress of General Sir Harold Alexander [Commander in Chief of the Allied Armies in Italy]; his hopes of victory; flying bombs and the evacuation of London; improved...
Dates: 19 Jul 1944 - 08 Aug 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Item

(Untitled), 02 Jan 1944 - 31 Jan 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/152/1
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, January 1944.Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; Major-General Leslie Hollis [Military Assistant Secretary to the War Cabinet]; General Sir Henry Wilson [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre]; Desmond Morton [Prime Minister's Personal Assistant]; the Chiefs of Staff; senior civil servants, including Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the...
Dates: 02 Jan 1944 - 31 Jan 1944
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Item

(Untitled), 01 Nov 1943 - 31 Dec 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/104/5
Scope and Contents Prime Minister's printed personal minutes, November and December 1943. Some written by WSC when in the Middle East [and Carthage, Tunisia, and Marrakesh, Morocco].Includes texts of minutes from WSC (annotated with additional printed information) to: Sir Edward Bridges [Secretary to the War Cabinet]; the Chiefs of Staff; members of the Cabinet and other government ministers; Sir Alexander Cadogan [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs]; Desmond Morton [Prime Minister's...
Dates: 01 Nov 1943 - 31 Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: Open, except for minutes M 791/3, and M(S) 10/3, which have been removed on Cabinet Office instructions