Found in 1039 Collections and/or Records:
Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "personal and secret" regarding the lack of communication from Premier Stalin, apart from a cryptic "Thank you", commenting on its implications for their plans to send planes and supplies to the Soviet Union, speculating on the reasons for the silence, and asking Roosevelt for his thoughts.
Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "most secret" commenting on plans to increase production of escort vessels, merchant ships, and combat planes in 1943. Also makes brief mention of Guadalcanal [Solomon Islands], Eleanor Roosevelt's visit to the United Kingdom, and wishes WSC good luck with the battle in the Libyan desert.
Telegram from WSC to Resident Minister in West Africa [Lord Swinton, earlier Philip Lloyd Greame and Philip Cunliffe Lister] marked "most secret" informing him of details of the arrival of the British Catalina Squadron in West Africa and the American B.24's on Ascension Island.
Telegram from WSC to Field Marshal Sir John Dill [Head of British Joint Staff Mission, Washington, United States] suggesting alterations to an Allied document on war strategy: suggests "essentials" should be an assumption of an offensive against Japan, an air offensive against Germany to relieve the Soviet Union, and British mastery of the Indian Ocean.
F Tebbitt (an old Natal Colonist) to WSC, on the use of balloons against the Boers in South Africa.
"War cabinet: Chiefs of Staff Committee: Weekly Resume (no.40) of the Naval, Military and Air Situation", 30 May- 6 Jun 1940
"War Cabinet: Chiefs of Staff Committee: Weekly Resume (no.56) of the naval, military and air situation from 12 noon September to 12 noon September 26th, 1940", 27 Sep 1940
Subjects include: the Royal Aircraft Factory; staff employed in government departments; the American Aviation Mission; the cost of naval and military operations in Russia from the armistice to November 1919; an investigation into the sinking of the Lusitania.
These papers were deposited by people who knew or worked with Frank Whittle. The contents are mainly reports produced for Power Jets Limited during World War II.