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

Alanbrooke Papers: Photographs

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ALANBROOKE: 13/1

1901-1933, 1978

Photographs relating to Brooke's early life and career, 1883-1933, including photographs of Brooke as a cadet at Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, 1901, in Royal Horse Artillery uniform, [1910], with Maj Nigel (Woodford) Aitken, [France], 1918, and with fellow staff at the Imperial Defence College, 1932-1933; photographs of Chalet Alanbrooke (formerly Chalet Geruset), Brooke's birthplace in Bagnères de Bigorre, and Villa Jouvence, Pau, Brooke's childhood home, taken by Julia Sheppard, Archivist, King's College London, 1978. With ink drawing of woodcock by Brooke, 1906.

1 file


ALANBROOKE: 13/2

1939-1940

Photographs relating to Brooke's life and career, 1939-1940, including photographs of Brooke as Commander, 2 Corps, British Expeditionary Force (BEF), with Gen B H G Pagézy, French Commander, Lille District, Nov 1939, and with Maj Gen Bernard Law Montgomery, Commander, 3 Div, and [Maj Gen Dudley George] Johnson, Commander, 4 Div, Phalempin, France, [1939-1940]; photograph of Brooke having his portrait painted by Reginald Grenville Eves, [1939-1940]; photographs of HM Trawler CAMBRIDGESHIRE transferring survivors of the LANCASTRIA to cargo steamer JOHN HOLT, 17 Jun 1940, and of Brooke on board HM Trawler CAMBRIDGESHIRE, [17-19] Jun 1940.

1 file


ALANBROOKE: 13/3

1940-1941

Photographs relating to Brooke's service as Commander-in-Chief, Home Forces, 1940-1941, notably photographs of Brooke at General Headquarters, Home Forces, St Paul's School, Jul 1940; at his offices in Storey's Gate, Mar 1941; during visit to No 400 Sqn, Royal Canadian Air Force, Odiham, 14 Mar 1941; observing Canadian Corps exercise, Apr 1941, and during BUMPER anti-invasion exercise, Sep-Oct 1941. With photograph of Brooke's daughter, Rosemary Brooke, 1940.

1 file


ALANBROOKE: 13/4

1941-1942

Photographs relating to Brooke's service as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 1941-1942, notably photographs of Brooke at War Office, Dec 1941; with Lt Gen Archibald (Edward) Nye, Vice Chief of the Imperial General Staff, Jan 1942; inspecting US training exercise in Ulster, May 1942, with Canadian Army on minefield-clearing exercise, Handley Common, Hampshire, May 1942; with Rt Hon Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill, Prime Minister; during tour of inspection of US parachute troops at Fort Jackson, 24 Jun 1942; during military exercise in Ulster, [Jul] 1942; on arrival in Moscow for talks with Russian High Command, 13 Aug 1942; during visit to Egypt with Churchill, 19-22 Aug 1942, and at dinner for Gen Jan Christiaan Smuts, Greenwich, 12 Nov 1942.

1 box


ALANBROOKE: 13/5

1943

Photographs relating to Brooke's service as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 1943, notably photographs of Brooke with members of British and US High Command at CASABLANCA Conference, Jan 1943; with Rt Hon Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill, Prime Minister and Gen Ismet Inonu, President of Turkish Republic, Adana, Jan 1943; on visit with Churchill to 8 Army Headquarters, Tripoli, Feb 1943; with AF Sir (Alfred) Dudley (Pickman Rogers) Pound, First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, and Sir Charles Frederick Algernon Portal, Chief of Air Staff, at ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) Remembrance Service, St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, Apr 1943; with members of British and US High Command at White House, Washington and Williamsburg, May 1943; with members of British, US and Canadian High Command at QUADRANT Conference, Quebec, Aug 1943; with members of US and Russian High Command at SEXTANT-EUREKA Conferences, Cairo and Teheran, Nov-Dec 1943; on visit to 5 Army Headquarters, Italy, Dec 1943.

1 box


ALANBROOKE: 13/6

1944

Photographs relating to Brooke's service as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 1944, notably including photographs of Brooke with members of the Chinese Military Mission at dinner at the Chinese Embassy, [London], Feb 1944; during visit with Churchill to Normandy, France, Jun 1944; with Lt Gen Wladyslaw Anders, Commander, 2 Polish Corps, during visit to Polish forces, Italy, [Aug] 1944; with members of British, US and Canadian High Command at OCTAGON Conference, Quebec, Sep 1944; on visit to Moscow, Oct 1944; during visit with Churchill to attend Armistice ceremony in Paris, France, 11 Nov 1944.


ALANBROOKE: 13/7

1945-1946

Photographs relating to Brooke's service as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 1945-1946, notably including photographs of Brooke on visit with Rt Hon Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill, Prime Minister, to [21 Army Group Headquarters, Belgium], Jan 1945; with members of British and US High Command at ARGONAUT Conference, Malta and Yalta, Jan-Feb 1945; on visit with Churchill to front, North West Europe, Mar 1945; with members of British and US High Command at TERMINAL Conference, Potsdam, Jul 1945; at Chief of the Imperial General Staff Conferences, Oct 1945 and Mar 1946; on being presented the Freedom of the City of Belfast, Oct 1945; on visits to Prague and Vienna, Feb 1946; at passing-out parade at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, May 1946; during Victory Parade, London, Jun 1946; on being presented with the Freedom of the City of London, Jun 1946.

2 boxes


ALANBROOKE: 13/8

1945 Oct-Dec

Photographs relating to Brooke's world tour as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, Oct-Dec 1945, notably of Brooke in Greece, Oct 1945, Egypt, Transjordan, Palestine, Iraq, India, Burma, Japan, Philippines, Australia and New Zealand, Nov 1945, Cocos Islands, Singapore, Kenya, Saudi Arabia, Italy and the Vatican, Dec 1945.

1 box


ALANBROOKE: 13/9

1946-1957

Photographs relating to Brooke's life and career, 1946-1957, notably photographs of Brooke at opening of Parliament, Nov 1946; during trip to Pau and Bagnères de Bigorre, France, Feb 1947; at his installation as Chancellor, Queen's University of Belfast, Sep 1949; at Whipsnade Zoo garden party, 1952; at reception for Queen Elizabeth II, County Hall, London, 6 Jul 1953; at Royal Artillery Boy's Regiment passing-out parade, 1953; at installation of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother as Chancellor of the University of London, Nov 1955; at unveiling of Star and Garter Home memorial, Richmond Cemetery, 1957; on visit to County Hall, Belfast, 1957; with Sir Arthur Wynne Morgan Bryant, [1957]; at Corps of Commissionaires parade, Royal Hospital Chelsea, Jul 1958; at War Disabled Ex-Service Men's Exhibition, Nov 1958; at Hudson's Bay Company board meeting, 1958; at Queen's University of Belfast jubilee celebrations, Apr 1959; at graduation ceremonies, Queen's University of Belfast, 1960, 1961; at opening of Alanbrooke Hall, Staff College, Camberley, 1961; with board of directors of Belfast Bank, 1962. With reproduction of portrait of Brooke by Capt Oswald Hornby Joseph Birley, 1946, dated [1950]; photograph of Anthony Devas' portrait of Brooke in his robes as Lord High Constable of England at Queen Elizabeth II's coronation ceremony, 1953; envelope of ribbons and badges from Brooke's army uniform.

1 box


ALANBROOKE: 13/10

[1902]-1953

Various mounted photographs, including photographs of Brooke in uniform, [1902-1909], on a visit to Geographical Section, General Staff, 24 Nov 1942, and at the installation of Duke of Edinburgh as Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh, 4 Nov 1953; group photographs of [Indian Army officers, 1911], Second Course, Staff School, Feb-Mar 1918, Staff College Officers, 1923-1926.

6 photographs


ALANBROOKE: 13/11

[1941-1946]

Signed group photograph of Brooke and [colleagues from Department of the Chief of the Imperial General Staff], [1941-1946].

1 photograph


ALANBROOKE: 13/12

[1942-1957]

Signed group photographs of [Army Council meeting, 1942-1945]; members of British and US High Command at CASABLANCA Conference, Jan 1943; [lunch to mark launch of The Turn of the Tide by Sir Arthur Wynne Morgan Bryant (Collins, London, 1957), Feb 1957].

4 photographs


ALANBROOKE: 13/13

1943 Dec

Mounted aerial photograph of Monastery Hill and surrounding area, Italy, taken by 225 Sqn, [North African Photographic Reconnaissance Wing, 5 Army Photo Centre].

1 photograph


ALANBROOKE: 13/14

1911-[1919]

Photograph album, notably including photographs of Brooke during his service in India, 1911-1914, and at Staff College, Camberley, 1919; photographs of the Delhi Durbar, 1911, and Ypres, Belgium, 1915.

1 vol


ALANBROOKE: 13/15

1943-1944

Album of photographs taken during QUADRANT Conference, Quebec, Aug 1943. With 19 loose photographs of the Conference, Aug 1943; Canadian Geographical Journal, vol 27 no 3, Sep 1943, including article on the Conference; covering letter to Brooke from (William Lyon) Mackenzie King, Canadian Prime Minister, 4 Jan 1944.

1 box


ALANBROOKE: 13/16

1944

Album of photographs relating to Polish forces in Italy, 1944, presented to Brooke by Lt Gen Wladyslaw Anders, Commander, 2 Polish Corps, Dec 1944.

1 vol


ALANBROOKE: 13/17

1945

Album of aerial photographs showing the effects of US bombing raids on Japanese cities, 1945, presented to Brooke by Gen Henry Harley ('Hap') Arnold, Commanding General, United States Army Air Force (USAAF).

1 vol


ALANBROOKE: 13/18

1959

Correspondence between Brooke's wife, Benita Blanche Brooke, and Clarendon Press, concerning photographs for [Lives of great men and women (Oxford University Press, London, 1954-1960)] by Norman George Wyman.

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