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

FM Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Viscount Alexander of Tunis

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ALANBROOKE: 6/2/17

1942 Nov 10-1943 Jul 23

Chief of Imperial General Staff semi-official file 5a: including Brooke's correspondence with Gen Sir Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, Commander-in-Chief, Middle East, 29 Nov 1942-22 Jul 1943, concerning operations in North Africa, Feb-Apr 1942, the planning of invasion of Sicily (Operation HUSKY), Apr 1943, and Alexander's refusal to allow Canadian Gen Andrew George Latta McNaughton, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, 1 Canadian Army, to visit Canadian troops in Sicily, Jul 1943; telegram from Alexander to Rt Hon Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill, Prime Minister, 22 Jul 1943, describing military situation in Sicily.

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ALANBROOKE: 6/2/18

1943 Jul 14-1943 Nov 9

Chief of Imperial General Staff semi-official file 5b: including Brooke's correspondence Gen Sir Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, Commander-in-Chief, Allied Armies in Italy, 14 Jul-9 Nov 1943, concerning operations in Sicily and southern Italy, Jul-Oct 1943, and plans for operations against Rome; telegrams between Alexander and Rt Hon Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill, 14-17 Sep 1943, concerning importance of Allied landings at Salerno (Operation AVALANCHE), Sep 1943.

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ALANBROOKE: 6/2/19 1944

1944 Jan 23-1944 [Oct]

Chief of Imperial General Staff semi-official file 5c: including Brooke's correspondence with FM Sir Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, Commander-in-Chief, Allied Armies in Italy, 26 Jan 1944-16 Oct 1944, concerning operations in Italy, Jan-Oct 1944, the possibility of using medium and heavy bombers to support land operations in Italy, and reductions in fighting strength of Allied Armies in Italy, Jul-Sep 1944; memorandum, [by Gen Hastings Lionel Ismay, Chief of Staff and Deputy Secretary to the War Cabinet, Oct 1944], on possible operations in Istria, Yugoslavia.

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ALANBROOKE: 6/2/20

1944 Dec 1-1945 Sep 19

Chief of Imperial General Staff semi-official file 5d: including letter to Brooke from FM Sir Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, Supreme Allied Commander, Mediterranean, 4 Sep 1945, concerning airborne operations in the Mediterranean, 1943-1945; memoranda by Alexander, 1 Dec 1944, on future Allied strategy and staff organisation in the Mediterranean theatre; memorandum by Alexander, Aug 1945, on political situation in Italy, particularly regarding internal security.

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