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

FM Sir John Greer Dill

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ALANBROOKE: 6/2/1

1940 Aug 5-1945 Sep 25

Chief of Imperial General Staff semi-official file, 2a: including Brooke's correspondence with Gen Sir John Greer Dill, head of the British Joint Staff Mission, Washington, and Rt Hon Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill, Prime Minister, 1-3 Oct 1942, on Dill's decision to not to take up appointment as Governor of Bombay; telegrams, 6 Apr-7 Nov 1944, concerning Dill's illness and death; correspondence, 18-25 Sep 1945, on Dill Memorial Fund at Cheltenham College. The file also contains papers created or collected by Dill as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 1940, including correspondence with FM Bernard Law Montgomery, Commander, 5 Corps, 25 Sep-25 Dec 1940, concerning the appointment of Dill's son as Aide-de-camp to Montgomery; 'Tactical notes', pamphlet on land tactics [issued to 1 Corps], Oct 1940, with covering letter, 4 Jan 1941, to Dill from Lt Gen Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, Commander, 1 Corps.

1 file


ALANBROOKE: 6/2/2

1941 Dec 28-1943 Oct 22

Chief of Imperial General Staff semi-official file 2c: Brooke's correspondence with FM Sir John Greer Dill, head of British Joint Staff Mission, Washington, mainly concerning Anglo-American relations and the appointment of commanders for the Indian Army and for Operation OVERLORD, North West Europe, and Operation ANAKIM, Burma.

1 file


ALANBROOKE: 6/2/3

1944 Jan 22-1944 Sep 27

Chief of Imperial General Staff semi-official file, 2d: including Brooke's correspondence with FM Sir John Greer Dill, head of British Joint Staff Mission, 9 Feb-27 Sep 1944, mainly concerning Anglo-American relations and possibility of Rt Hon Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill, Prime Minister, sending a congratulatory message to troops in Burma; telegrams, 22-23 Jan 1944, between Dill and MRAF Charles Frederick Algernon Portal, Chief of the Air Staff, concerning Anglo-Amercian bomber offensive on Germany and the failure to build up 8 Bomber Command; letter, 22 Feb 1944, from Dill to Churchill, concerning Joint Liaison Committee.

1 file

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