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

Texts, articles and pamphlets collected by Brooke and his wife, Benita Blanche Brooke, dated 1929-1967

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ALANBROOKE: 10/11/1-4

1929-1940

Texts, articles and pamphlets collected by or sent to Brooke, including Britain's call from overseas: the need and scope for British women in the Dominions and Colonies, pamphlet issued by the Society for the Oversea Settlement of British Women, 1929; 'India', text of lecture given on BBC radio by Henry George Dalway Turnball, 1929; text of speech given by Gen B H G Pagézy, French Commander, Lille District, at the Canadian Memorial, Vimy Ridge, 11 Nov 1939; pamphlet, [1940], of reprints of articles by Maj Gen Andrew George Latta McNaughton on the employment of artillery in World War One, 1914-1918.

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ALANBROOKE: 10/11/5-10

1941-1945

Texts, articles and pamphlets collected by or sent to Brooke, including The battle of Flanders by Ian Hay (pseudonym for John Hay Beith) (HMSO, London, 1941); typescript transcript of statement made by John Jay McCloy, US Assistant Secretary of War, on good soldier's morale, 24 Feb 1943; Britain's conquest of the Mediterranean, prepared from official records and first-hand reports and with foreword by Lt Gen Sir William George Sheldon Dobbie, former Governor of Malta (Burke Publishing Company Ltd, London, 1945); They led us to victory: a collection of portraits...(Bear, Hudson Ltd, London, 1945);'The final evacuation', typescript account by Col O A Archdale of his experiences at Dunkirk, 1940, dated [1945].

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ALANBROOKE: 10/11/11-12

1946

Texts, articles and pamphlets collected by or sent to Brooke, including It speaks for itself: what British war leaders said about the Polish Armed Forces, 1939-1946, selections from communiqués, speeches, messages and press reports, compiled by Capt Witold Leitgeber, Public Relations Division, Polish Armed Forces (London, 1946); Supplement to the London Gazette, 22 May 1946, including copy of despatch from Brooke, Commander, 2 Corps, British Expeditionary Force (BEF), France, to Secretary of State for War, 22 Jun 1940, on operations of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF), France, from 12 Jun 1940-19 Jun 1940.

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ALANBROOKE: 10/11/13-16

1948- [1951]

Texts, articles and pamphlets collected by or sent to Brooke including typescript textt of speech by Henry Duncan McGowan, 1st Baron McGowan, at Repton School prize-giving ceremony, 25 Jun 1948; 'British industry and the national economy', typescript text of address by McGowan to the National Union of Manufacturers (Midland Area), 1949; pamphlet containing text of addresses given at the unveiling of the memorial to FM Sir John Greer Dill, Arlington National Cemetery, Washington DC, 1 Nov 1950; 'The mark of greatness', text of broadcast on the British soldier, by FM Sir William Joseph Slim, cut from the Journal of the Honourable Artillery Company, [1951].

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ALANBROOKE: 10/11/17-20

1952-1967

Texts, articles and pamphlets collected by or sent to Brooke and his wife, Benita Blanche Brooke, including The Horse and Pony, no 20, Oct 1952, with article on pig-sticking by Lt Gen Edward Felix Norton; 'Organisation for war in modern times', text of lecture by FM Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, Royal United Service Institution, 12 Oct 1955; 'J'ai vécu la tragédie de Dunkerque avec l'Armée Anglaise: souvenirs d'un Officier de liaison', two versions of lecture by A Georges Méric, 1965-1967, with related press cuttings; correspondence between Méric and Benita Blanche Brooke, 1962-1966 (CLOSED).

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ALANBROOKE: 10/12

1953

Humorous drawing by R S Sherriffs referring to Brooke's responsibility for organising troops to line route of Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation procession, with covering letter to Brooke from Sherriffs, 10 Jun 1953, and Punch, 27 May 1953, vol 224 no 5877, including reproduction of the drawing.

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