Second World War (1939-1945)
Found in 2717 Collections and/or Records:
1 manuscript letter signed from Bethune-Baker to James Rendel Harris, 1940-12-27
Bethune-Baker sends seasons greetings and talks about the wartime situation in Cambridge.
"A Daughter's Tale", 1921 - 2010
Mainly source material for MS's memoirs, particularly family correspondence, also including the first draft copy and correspondence with MS's publishers.
A history of SOE [Special Operations Executive] activities in Greece, 1940-42, 1945
Annotated typescript by [?] Ian Pirie.
"A New Experience - Victory", 10 Nov 1942
"A Strange Christmas Eve", 24 Dec 1941
Abroad, 1939 - 1945
Papers on overseas propaganda.
Adeline, Lady Hankey's speech notes, 1939-03 - 1951-10
Includes notes for speeches at the following events: launching the motor tanker 'British Influence'; opening a fete at Limpsfield; address to the Women's Institute at Limpsfield on food rationing, nutrition and methods of food preparation, urging them to 'help to win the war in our kitchens'; Red Cross events; and at the presentation of prizes to osteopathy students.
Algiers and Paris, 1944-47, 1938 - 1948
Papers relating to Duff Cooper's time as the British representative to the French Committee of National Liberation in Algiers, and then as British Ambassador to France.
Algiers diary, 1944-01 - 1944-06
Algiers diary, 1944-07 - 1944-09
Anfa, Cairo, Adana, Cyprus, Tripoli, Algiers, 1943-01 - 1943-02
Photographs of WSC's visits to Casablanca [Morocco], Egypt, Turkey, Cyprus, Libya and Algeria.
Annan: The Papers of Noel Gilroy Annan
The collection includes notes and drafts of published writings, texts of speeches given to the House of Lords and to other institutions, reference notes, subject files, engagement diaries, and personal papers.
"Approach March", 1919 - 1997
Arthur Campbell Beevor: Correspondence and Papers
Articles, 1933 - 1940
Articles by Adeline, Lady Hankey, 1939-10 - 1944-03
Includes: "Your wartime cooking" in the Nursery World on nutrition and cooking methods; correspondence about wartime food and recipes from individuals including Anne Chamberlain [wife of Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain] on the Hay diet and Mary, Lady Gore-Booth; and text of article on osteopathy.
Articles collected for an anthology, 1938-70
"Assignment to Catastrophe": source material, 1938 - 1950
Includes: copy of a letter from [ELS] to [Arthur] Neville Chamberlain, Prime Minister, protesting at the partition of Czechoslovakia [later Czech Republic and Slovakia]; rough notes; notes on the Cabinet of Paul Reynaud; extracts from ELS’s diaries, September 1939-June 1940.
"Assignment to Catastrophe": source material, 1940-05-24 - 1940-05-31
"Assignment to Catastrophe": source material, 1940-06-01 - 1940-06-07
"Assignment to Catastrophe": source material, 1940-06-11 - 1940-06-14
Documents relating to events in France, including: ELS’s diary entries; account of a meeting between Winston Churchill, Prime Minister and Paul Reynaud, Prime Minister of France at Tours (13 June); later letters from Sir Ronald Campbell [former British Ambassador to France] and Sir [William] Henry Mack [former Head of French Department, Foreign Office] commenting on ELS’s text and contemporary events.
"Assignment to Catastrophe": source material, 1940-05-31 - 1940-06-16
Documents relating to events in France, including: notes of meetings between the British and the French Supreme War Council, May-June; copies of telegrams from ELS and Paul Reynaud, Prime Minister of France; press cuttings on the memoirs of Winston Churchill and General Maxime Weygand.
"Assignment to Catastrophe": source material, 1948-08
Rough manuscript notes on France, including: the Vichy war trials at Riom on responsibility for the events of 1940; the use of tanks; morale; organization of command; authority of military chiefs; the air force; a biography of Marshal Philippe Petain.
"Assignment to Catastrophe": source material, 1948 - 1950
Notes on the Royal Air Force and French air force, September 1939-June 1940.
"Assignment to Catastrophe": source material, 1941 - 1950
Documents relating to events in France, including: notes on events as seen by Major Archdale [British liaison officer with French northern command]; account of the fighting by the 4th Armoured Division, May-June 1940.