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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Name of creator(s)

Maj Gen Köchy, German Air Force, Airfield Regional Command; temporary Maj Gen John Ledlie Inglis Hawkesworth, General Officer Commanding 46 (North Midland and West Riding) Div

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Placed in the Centre in 1993

Content & structure

Scope and content

Photocopy of manuscript letter, in German, from Maj Gen Köchy, German Air Force, Airfield Regional Command, to temporary Maj Gen John Ledlie Inglis Hawkesworth, General Officer Commanding 46 (North Midland and West Riding) Div, surrendering German air troops in Tunisia, North Africa, 13 May 1943; photocopy of reply, in English, from Hawkesworth to Köchy, 13 May 1943. Also includes photocopy of typescript translation of Köchy's request for the acceptance of a German surrender

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Department of Documents, Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, SE1 6HZ

Language/scripts of material

German and English

Finding aids

This Summary Guide, and available in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

Department of Documents, Imperial War Museum



Compiled Nov 1999

Description control

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

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  • Armed forces
  • Disarmament
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Military organizations
  • Organizations
  • Peace
  • State security
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • Hawkesworth, Sir, John Ledlie Inglis, 1893-1945, Knight, Lieutenant General
  • Köchy, fl 1943, German Major General

Corporate names

  • British Army
  • German Air Force


  • Tunisia, North Africa

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