Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
Official photos taken after the liberation of the Belsen [Germany] concentration camp by the 2nd Army.
Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on Germany., Jun 1946 - Feb 1951
Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on Palestine., Aug 1946 - Oct 1951
Public and Political: General: Political: strength of Russian forces in Europe: correspondence and reports., Apr 1945 - Apr 1947
Letter from Chaim Weizmann, [President of World Zionist Organisation and] the Jewish Agency for Palestine, (77 Great Russell Street, London) to WSC (10 Downing Street) expressing shock at WSC's letter on when the Jewish position in Palestine will be considered, and explaining the effect of the White Paper of 1939 on immigration and the situation for Jews in Europe and Palestine. [signed; annotated by John Martin, Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary, on 22 June].
Letter from Chaim Weizmann, [President of World Zionist Organisation and] the Jewish Agency for Palestine, (77 Great Russell Street, London) to WSC (10 Downing Street) sending on a memorandum on behalf of the Agency [CHAR 20/234/42-47] and appealing, following the end of the war with Germany, for "deliverance" from the "injustice of the White Paper of 1939". [signed; annotated by John Martin, Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary].
Election statement on Palestine policy, commenting on the fate of Jews in the war and the need to support a "fair" solution. [copy sent with CHAR 20/234/11].
Memorandum from the Zionist Organisation [the Jewish Agency for Palestine] appealing for Palestine to be established a Jewish state, setting out: the Jewish attitude to the White Paper of 1939, conditions in Palestine, a claim for reparations from Germany, plans for the external relations of the Jewish state, and general considerations regarding future policy.
Letter from Vera Weizmann [wife of Dr Chaim Weizmann] (The Dorchester Hotel, London] to John Martin [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] enclosing the recent publication of the Children and youth Aliyah [see CHAR 20/201/26], referring to the children "who are not yet dead but live - if we can call it life - in Belsen, Buchenwald, Dachau, Transdniestria, and other camps", and asking that this little booklet be brought to the attention of WSC. [Signed typescript].
Printed booklet entitled "Behold the child of our time", published by the Children and youth Aliyah, the movement for the rescue of Jewish boys and girls from the countries of oppression and their rehabilitation in Palestine (Woburn House, London, WC1), containing case histories of the youth Aliyah Trainees who arrived in Palestine [later Israel] from the camps of deportation in Transdniestra in 1944. Includes photographs.
Letter from WSC to the Archbishop of Canterbury [William Temple] with a message for a public meeting, expressing outrage at Nazi atrocities inflicted on the Jews.
Telegram from WSC to General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force in Western Europe, United States Army] marked "Personal and Top Secret" reporting that a parliamentary delegation will be sent to him [to visit Buchenwald Concentration Camp, Germany]; and stating that it is time the Allies issued their warning to the Germans on the treatment of prisoners of war.
Telegram from Anthony Eden [later Lord Avon, Foreign Secretary] and Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood and Lord Irwin, British Ambassador in the United States] to WSC stating that Edward Stettinius [Secretary of State, United States] has informed him that the US Government agree to the proposals to send Congressional and press representatives [to Germany to view liberated concentration camps]. Copy.
Telegram from WSC to General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force in Western Europe, United States Army] marked "Personal and Top Secret" hoping that his plans for taking Stuttgart [Germany] have developed as he would wish; and that he will be able to receive another parliamentary inspection team to view the liberated concentration camps.
Telegram from General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force in Western Europe, United States Army] to WSC marked "Personal" stating that they can manage to handle one more concentration camp inspection team.
Telegram from Dr Chaim Weizmann [President of World Zionist Organisation and Jewish Agency for Palestine] to WSC urging that the Allied Nations warn Germany not to segregate Jewish soldiers amongst Polish prisoners of war. Photocopy.