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ALANBROOKE, FM Alan Francis, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke of Brookeborough (1883-1963)

'Notes on my life', 1954-[1956]

References on this page: ALANBROOKE: 5

[NOTE: 'Notes on my life' is a typescript copy of Brooke's draft autobiography 'Notes for my memoirs', made by Marian C Long, research assistant to the Royal Regiment of Artillery and Sir Arthur Wynne Morgan Bryant, in 1954-[1956]. This autobiography is largely a transcript of his diaries, annotated with additional comments on the events and personalities mentioned therein. Volumes 1-11 and 20 can be found at ALANBROOKE 5/2/1-12, while the original diaries are in ALANBROOKE 5/1.]


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/13

1954

Two copies of 'Childhood, soldiering in peace, First World War', vol 1 of 'Notes on my life', covering his life and career, 1883-1918, notably his service in India, 1907-1914, and in World War One, 1914-1918. Includes list of contents and personal name index.

1 file


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/14

1954

Two copies of 'The inter-war years', vol 2 of 'Notes on my life', covering his life and career, Jan 1919-Sep 1939, notably his command of 2 Corps, Sep 1939. Includes list of contents and personal name index.

1 file


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/15

1954

'BEF: France and Flanders', vol 3 of 'Notes on my life', based on his diaries as Commander, 2 Corps, British Expeditionary Force (BEF), Oct 1939-May 1940, and General Officer Commanding, British Troops in France, Jun 1940. Includes list of contents and personal name index.

1 file


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/16

1954

'Home Forces', vol 4 of 'Notes on my life', based on his diaries as General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Command, Jun-Jul 1940, and Commander-in-Chief, Home Forces, Jul 1940-Nov 1941. Includes list of contents and personal name index.

1 file


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/17

1954

'CIGS: the beginning', vol 5 of 'Notes on my life', consisting of annotated transcripts of diary entries as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 1 Dec 1941-16 Jun 1942. Includes list of contents and personal name index.

1 file


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/18

1954

'CIGS: the stage is set', vol 6 of 'Notes on my life', consisting of annotated transcripts of diary entries as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 17 Jun-24 Aug 1942. Includes list of contents and personal name index.

1 file


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/19

1954

'CIGS: the Allies attack', vol 7 of 'Notes on my life', consisting of annotated transcripts of diary entries as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 25 Aug-31 Dec 1942. Includes list of contents and personal name index.

1 file


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/20

1954

'CIGS: trials and successes', vol 8 of 'Notes on my life', consisting of annotated transcripts of diary entries as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 1 Jan-5 Jun 1942. Includes list of contents and personal name index.

1 file


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/21

1955

'CIGS: strategy in the Pacific', vol 9 of 'Notes on my life', consisting of annotated transcripts of diary entries as Chief of the Imperial General Staff. Includes list of contents and personal name index.

1 file


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/22

1955

'CIGS: the Allies meet', vol 10 of 'Notes on my life', consisting of annotated transcripts of diary entries as Chief of the Imperial General Staff. Includes list of contents and personal name index.

1 file


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/23

[1955-1956]

Vol 11 of 'Notes on my life', consisting of annotated transcripts of diary entries as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 1 Jan-5 Mar 1944.

1 file


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/24

[1955-1956]

Vol 12 of 'Notes on my life', consisting of annotated transcripts of diary entries as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 6 Mar-18 Jul 1944.

1 file


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/25

[1955-1956]

Vol 13 of 'Notes on my life', consisting of annotated transcripts of diary entries as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 19 Jul-20 Oct 1944.

1 file


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/26

[1955-1956]

Vol 14 of 'Notes on my life', consisting of annotated transcripts of diary entries as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 21 Oct 1944-3 Feb 1945.

1 file


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/27

[1955-1956]

Vol 15 of 'Notes on my life', consisting of annotated transcripts of diary entries as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 4 Feb-3 Jul 1945.

1 file


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/28

[1955-1956]

Vol 16 of 'Notes on my life', consisting of annotated transcripts of diary entries as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 4 Jul-8 Nov 1945


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/29

[1955-1956]

Vol 17 of 'Notes on my life', consisting of annotated transcripts of diary entries as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 9 Nov-16 Dec 1945.

1 file


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/30

[1955-1956]

Vol 18 of 'Notes on my life', consisting of annotated transcripts of diary entries as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 17 Dec 1945-25 Jun 1946.

1 file


ALANBROOKE: 5/2/31

1955

Notes by Marian C Long, research assistant to Royal Regiment of Artillery and Sir Arthur Wynne Morgan Bryant, on vols 1-10 of 'Notes on my life', mainly consisting of lists of contents and of related documents and publications.

1 file

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