Second World War (1939-1945)
Found in 2715 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence K - Z, 1942-01 - 1943-04
Correspondence L - Z, 1944-01 - 1944-12
Correspondence: mountain warfare, 1940-01 - 1946-05
Correspondence on chronometers, 1901 - 1940
Correspondence: Thomas Cadett, 1939
Comprising correspondence from Thomas Cadett, correspondent for 'The Times' in Paris, including notes and memoirs of events and discussions relating to the war in Europe and the east, 1939. Includes one copy of a letter from Stephen King-Hall, 1939. Also includes several accounts of discussions with Georges Bonnet, French minister of foreign affairs, 1939.
Correspondence with Corelli Barnett, 1992-06 - 1992-07
About his memoir and Corelli Barnett's book "Engage the Enemy More Closely" (1991).
Correspondence with General Bernard Montgomery and General Archibald Wavell about the conduct of World War II, 1941 - 1943
Hand-written reply from Montgomery (outgoing letter not available) 5/2/43.
Hand-written reply from Wavell 15/4/41 on the bottom of the outgoing letter 9/2/41.
Correspondence with Oliver Stanley, 1939 - 1940
Correspondence concerning the form of letter sent to bereaved relatives of men killed in action.
Crimea Conference and Malta, Athens [Greece], Egypt, 1945-02
Includes photographs of the conference at Yalta [Soviet Union].
Cuttings concerning WSC’s role in the lead up to, and commencement of, the Second World War, 1939-07 - 1939-12
Day files of Sir Malcolm Robertson, Chairman of the British Council 1942-5
The correspondence reveals Sir Malcolm's close contact with the Foreign Service, Parliament and University circles as well as depicting something of the daily routine of the British Council. The range of British Council activities is clearly illustrated as is its contribution towards the war effort.
Desk diary, 1945-01 - 1945-08
Including Second World War service as head of the British Admiralty Delegation in Washington.
Diaries, 1938 - 1945
Diaries, 1939-09-10 - 1957
Diaries covering Colville's time as Assistant Private Secretary to Prime Ministers Neville Chamberlain, Winston Churchill, and Clement Attlee.
Diary, 1944-08-05 - 1944-09-29
Diary of Cadogan's involvement in the Dumbarton Oaks and Second Quebec Conferences in the autumn of 1944. Subjects covered include: discussions surrounding the formation of the United Nations Security Council, including negotiations over voting procedure and rights of veto for member states; interaction with the press and photographers; Cadogan's reaction to hearing his own voice on a Paramount film of the Dumbarton Oaks Conference; and comments on travel, dinners, and books read.
Diary, 1939-01 - 1939-12
Diary, 1940-01 - 1940-12
Diary, 1941-01 - 1941-12