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

FM Henry Maitland Wilson, 1st Baron Wilson of Libya and of Stowlangtoft

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ALANBROOKE: 6/2/46

1943 Mar 17-1943 Jul 14

Chief of Imperial General Staff semi-official file 7a: Brooke's correspondence with Gen Sir Henry Maitland Wilson, Commander-in-Chief, Middle East, mainly concerning plans for the invasion of Sicily (Operation HUSKY) and for operations in the Aegean, the political situation in Turkey and Syria, Apr-Jul 1943, the security threat posed by Haganah and other Jewish military organisations in Palestine and the proposed employment of Palestinian-Jewish units ouside Palestine.

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ALANBROOKE: 6/2/47

1943 Jul 25-1943 Nov 26

Chief of Imperial General Staff semi-official file 7b: mainly Brooke's correspondence with Gen Sir Henry Maitland Wilson, Commander-in-Chief, Middle East, 25 Jul-17 Nov 1943, notably concerning the political situation in Turkey, Egypt, Greece, Palestine and Yugoslavia, Jul-Nov 1943, plans for future operations in the Mediterranean, SOE operations in the Balkans, Sep 1943, and the organisation of SOE in the Middle East; letter from Roundell Cecil Palmer, 3rd Earl of Selbourne, Minister of Economic Warfare, to Rt Hon Sir (Percy) James Grigg, Secretary of State for War, 26 Nov 1943, concerning Brig Edmund Charles Wolf Myers' work with the Special Operations Executive (SOE) in Greece.

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ALANBROOKE: 6/2/48

1944 Jan 2-1944 Mar 18

Chief of Imperial General Staff semi-official file 7c: Brooke's correspondence with Gen Sir Henry Maitland Wilson, Supreme Allied Commander, Mediterranean, 31 Jan-18 Mar 1944, notably concerning plans for landings in southern France (Operation ANVIL-DRAGOON) and progress of operations in Italy, Jan-Mar 1944, particularly Anzio landings (Operation SHINGLE); letter to wilson from Lt Gen Sir Archibald (Edward) Nye, Vice Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 6 Mar 1944, concerning scientific investigation of lethal and morale effects of modern shells and bombs.

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ALANBROOKE: 6/2/49

1944 Mar 28-1944 Nov 15

Chief of Imperial General Staff semi-official file 7d: Brooke's correspondence with Gen Sir Henry Maitland Wilson, Supreme Allied Commander, Mediterranean, notably concerning progress of operations in Italy, Mar-Nov 1944, the resignation of Gen Henri Honoré Giraud as Commander-in-Chief of French Forces, Apr 1944, and plans for future operations in the Mediterranean, notably for landings in southern France (Operation ANVIL-DRAGOON).

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ALANBROOKE: 6/2/50

1944 Nov 6-1944 Nov 23

Chief of Imperial General Staff semi-official file 7e: mainly correspondence between Rt Hon Sir Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill, Prime Minister, Rt Hon Sir (Percy) James Griggs, Secretary of State for War, and Gen Sir Hastings Lionel Ismay, Chief of Staff and Deputy Secretary to the War Cabinet, 6 Nov-21 Nov 1944, concerning Churchill's telegram to Franklin Delano Roosevelt, President of the United States, on the proposed appointments of Gen Sir Henry Maitland Wilson as head of the British Joint Staff Mission, Washington, and of Gen Sir Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander as Supreme Allied Commander, Mediterranean.

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ALANBROOKE: 6/2/51

1944 Mar 1-1945 Sep11

Chief of Imperial General Staff semi-official file 7f: mainly Brooke's correspondence with Gen Sir Henry Maitland Wilson, British Joint Staff Mission Washington, notably concerning operations in the Pacific, China, and the Far East, Mar-Aug 1945, and US views of the British war effort.

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