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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 512 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 13 Nov 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/22C/246-248
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Letter from WSC to 17th Lord Derby [earlier Lord Stanley] thanking him for recommending Alderman Alfred Shennan for an honour but explaining that Lancashire and Liverpool are already in receipt of a large number of Honours in comparison to other counties.

Dates: 13 Nov 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Oct 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/81/73
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Telegram from WSC to Lieutenant Commander 2nd Lord Beatty marked "personal" congratulating him on his Distinguished Service Cross: "As one of your Father's friends and admirers, this gives me the utmost pleasure.".

Dates: 19 Oct 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 28 Oct 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/81/116
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Telegram from WSC to General Lord Gort [Governor and Commander in Chief Malta] marked "personal and secret" commenting on "Torch" [codename for Anglo American occupation of French North West Africa] and the battle in Egypt, praising Gort's work in "animating the magnificent resistance" of Malta, and informing him that his name is to be submitted to the King [George VI] for promotion to the rank of Field Marshal in the New Year Honours List.

Dates: 28 Oct 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 29 Oct 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/81/122
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Telegram from General Lord Gort (Governor and Commander in Chief Malta) to WSC marked "most secret and personal" thanking him for his encouraging and appreciative message and for the "wholly unexpected" indication in his paragraph 3 [that Gort was being recommended for promotion to Field Marshal].

Dates: 29 Oct 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 15 Oct 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/81/57
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Telegram from General Sir Archibald Wavell [Commander in Chief India] to WSC marked "private and personal" thanking him for the award of an honour but asking if WSC can announce it forthwith and setting out the reasons for this request: "Gingerbread is always gingerbread but may I have it with the gilt on please.".

Dates: 15 Oct 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 04 Aug 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/94A/84
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Letter from WSC to Sir Thomas Royden informing him that he will take his chairman's name into consideration when preparing his recommendations for the next honours list [Initialled].

Dates: 04 Aug 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 30 Sep 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/94A/135
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Letter from WSC to Sir Basil Brooke [later 1st Lord Brookeborough, PrimeMinister of Northern Ireland and Minister for Commerce and Production] marked "Private and Personal" thanking him for recommending Ernest Cooper [Industrial Adviser to the Government of Northern Ireland] for a Knighthood and explaining that such awards are usually confined to thehalf yearly lists but adding that he would bear this recommendation in mind when the time came Signed.

Dates: 30 Sep 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 03 Oct 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/94B/152-155
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC to the Foreign Secretary [Anthony Eden, later 1st Lord Avon] suggesting that Duff Cooper [Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, later 1st Lord Norwich] should be offered the position of Envoy or Charge d'Affaires in Italy and not that of Minister Resident at Allied Headquarters in Algiers and stating: that Allied policy towards Italy has been right and that they will eventually turn against Germany; that Italy should expect to lose Rhodes, the Dodecanese, Albania and all...
Dates: 03 Oct 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 11 Oct 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/94B/179
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Letter from WSC to Professor George Clark [Chichele Professor of Economic History and Fellow of All Souls College] asking his permission to submit his name to King George VI for the position of Regius Professor of Modern History at Cambridge University.

Dates: 11 Oct 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 12 Oct 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/94B/185
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Letter from WSC to [1st] Lord Crewe [earlier Robert Crewe-Milnes] informing him that he will consider his recommendations for the next honours list Signed.

Dates: 12 Oct 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 17 Jun 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/93B/189
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Letter from WSC to Field Marshal Sir Archibald Wavell [Commander in Chief India] stating that he is pleased that he has accepted "this great task" [Viceroy of India] and that he has submitted his name to King George VI for a peerage which he was confident would be granted and that he would make a public announcement on the 19th June which would also include "that affecting General Auchinleck" [Wavell's replacement] Signed.

Dates: 17 Jun 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Dec 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/94B/259
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Letter from WSC (Africa) to Colonel Douglas Brown [later 1st Lord Ruffside, Conservative MP for Newbury, Berkshire, and Speaker of the House of Commons] stating that he understands that he has said that he will not be embarrassed if Diver's name is not included in the New Year's honours list and that he will consider him again when he makes his next recommendations to King George VI Signature in typescript.

Dates: 27 Dec 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 14 Aug 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/96B/186
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Letter from WSC to Admiral of the Fleet Sir Roger Keyes [Conservative MP for Portsmouth] marked "Private" stating that he could not offer him a fighting position on account of his age and that he was surprised to hear that Keyes felt he had not been recognised for his services, adding that although he felt he would incur criticism from the armed forces he submitted Keyes name to King George VI for the honour of a peerage. Signature in typescript. Copy.

Dates: 14 Aug 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Nov 1941 - 08 Dec 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/30/37-48
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Correspondence between Leslie Rowan [Private Secretary to WSC] and [? Mary Ann Stocks], Ministry of Labour and Norman Tucker, Treasury, on a suggestion by W T Towler [Director, Towler and Son Limited, Engineers] that an Industrial Cross or Distinguished Labour Order should be instituted in future honours and on taxation; also includes copy of letter by John Martin [Private Secretary to WSC] to Sir Robert Knox [Secretary, Political Honours Scrutiny Committee.

Dates: 16 Nov 1941 - 08 Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Jun 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/39/72
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Telegram from Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood, then Lord Irwin, British Ambassador to the United States] to WSC promising to assist Eric Seal [formerly Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary, now appointed Secretary of the Admiralty in Washington].

Dates: 02 Jun 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 14 Jun 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/39/131-132
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Telegram from WSC to Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood, then Lord Irwin, British Ambassador to the United States] asking him to contact Josiah Wedgwood on tour in America and enquire whether he would accept a Barony of the United Kingdom and represent Labour in the House of Lords; with reply of acceptance from Wedgwood.

Dates: 14 Jun 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 20 Jun 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/14-16
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Telegram from WSC to Viceroy of India [Lord Linlithgow] on need for a change of command in the Middle East; suggests swapping General Sir Archibald Wavell [Commander-in-Chief, Middle East] and General Sir Claude Auchinleck [Commander-in-Chief, India]; with covering note to Secretary of State for India [Leopald Amery].

Dates: 20 Jun 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 21 Jun 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/29
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Telegram from Viceroy of India [Lord Linlithgow] to WSC approving exchange of commands between General Sir Archibald Wavell [Commander-in-Chief, Middle East] and General Sir Claude Auchinleck [Commander-in-Chief, India].

Dates: 21 Jun 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 21 Jun 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/31
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Telegram from WSC to Viceroy of India reciting text of message to General Sir Claude Auchinleck (Commander-in-Chief, India) ordering him to relieve General Sir Archibald Wavell as Commander-in-Chief, Middle East.

Dates: 21 Jun 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 21 Jun 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/32-33
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Telegram from WSC to General Sir Archibald Wavell [Commander -in-Chief, Middle East] informing him of orders to await arrival of General Sir Claude Auchinleck, then proceed to India as Commander- in-Chief.

Dates: 21 Jun 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 22 Jun 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/38
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Telegram from General Sir Archibald Wavell [Commander- in-Chief, Middle East] to WSC thanking him for his confidence and requesting home leave before proceeding to new command in India.

Dates: 22 Jun 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 23 Jun 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/43
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Telegram from WSC to General Sir Archibald Wavell [outgoing Commander-in-Chief, Middle East] commenting on the merits and demerits of Wavell returning to England before taking up his new command in India, and stating that he is "putting the point" to the Viceroy [Lord Linlithgow] [see CHAR 20/40/45 ].

Dates: 23 Jun 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 23 Jun 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/44
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Telegram from General Sir Claude Auchinleck [incoming Commander-in-Chief, Middle East] to WSC expressing thanks for the confidence which WSC has shown in him, and stating that he will arrive in Cairo [Egypt] by 30th and confer with General Sir Archibald Wavell [outgoing Commander-in-Chief, Middle East].

Dates: 23 Jun 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 23 Jun 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/45
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Typescript copy of telegram from WSC to General Sir Archibald Wavell [outgoing Commander-in-Chief, Middle East] commenting on the merits and demerits of Wavell returning to England before taking up his new command in India, and stating that he is "putting the point" to the Viceroy [Lord Linlithgow].[see CHAR 20/40/43 ].

Dates: 23 Jun 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), [Jun 1941]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/40/46
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Telegram from WSC to Viceroy of India [Lord Linlithgow] reciting text of message from General Sir Archibald Wavell outgoing Commander-in-Chief, Middle East] accepting his transfer to new post of Commander-in-Chief, India, and requesting a short period at home before taking up the new command.

Dates: [Jun 1941]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.