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ISMAY, Gen Hastings Lionel, 1st Baron Ismay of Wormington

Personal and miscellaneous correspondence between Ismay and Rt Hon Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, 1940-1964

References on this page: ISMAY: 2


ISMAY: 2/1 Personal and miscellaneous correspondence between Ismay and Rt Hon Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, 1940-1964


ISMAY: 2/1/1

1940 Apr 16

Note from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, First Lord of the Admiralty, with reminder that Apr 23 is St George's day and anniversary of the Zeebrugge Raid, 1918, Allied operation against German U boats. Annotated by Churchill. Signed typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/2

1943 Dec 31

Telegram from to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Prime Minister relating to SEXTANT, the Allied Cairo conference to discuss future strategy, Dec 1943 to Ismay with best wishes. Duplicated, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/3

1944 Jan 1

Note from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Prime Minister replying to telegraph with best wishes. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/4

1945 May 4

Note from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Prime Minister, with congratulatory message from Defence Office. Photocopy typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/5

1945 May 5

Note from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Prime Minister, to Ismay in reply to congratulatory message from Defence Office (see 2/1/4). 2 copies photocopy and typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/6

1945 May 11

Note from Sir Edward Bridges, Secretary of the Cabinet, and Ismay to Staff of officers of War Cabinet and Minister of Defence, Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill with congratulatory message. Photocopy signed typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/7

1945 Aug 14

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Prime Minister thanking him for Companion of Honour. Copy typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/8

1947 Jan 1

Telegram from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Prime Minister to Ismay with congratulatory message. Typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/9

1948 Nov 3, 12

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Prime Minister concerning a letter to The Times. With letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Prime Minister to Ismay thanking him for birthday present. Typescript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/1/10

1949 May 30

Telegram from Winston Churchill to Ismay with congratulatory message on health. Typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/11

1949 Dec 2

Telegram from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay with thanks for message and present. Typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/12

1949 Dec 29

Telegram from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Prime Minister to Ismay with thanks for message and present. Typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/13

1950 Oct 15

Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Prime Minister to Ismay with thanks for a portrait. Initialled typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/14

1951 Apr 30

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Prime Minister to Ismay with thanks for a dinner invitation. Signed typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/15

1952 Sep 11

Letter from Ismay to Erling Foss, President Association for information on Atlantic Pact and democracy,, Copenhagen, Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark thanking him for hedgehog emblem (the association's symbol) presented at International Conference at Oxford and referring to arrangements to present another to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Prime Minister. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/16

1952 Sep 23

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Prime Minister, on Churchill's forthcoming speech at a dinner for Gen Matthew Bunker Ridgway. Typescript carbon, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/1/17

1952 Sep 28

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Prime Minister to Ismay in reply to his letter concerning Churchill's forthcoming speech at a dinner for Gen Matthew Bunker Ridgway. Signed typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/18

1952 Sep 29

Letter from John Rupert Colville to Ismay concerning Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Prime Minister's forthcoming speech at a dinner for Gen Matthew Bunker Ridgway. Signed typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/19

1952 Oct 1

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Prime Minister, relating to the hedgehog emblem, the symbol of the Association for Information on Atlantic Pact and Democracy, Copenhagen, Denmark. Typescript carbon 2 pp


ISMAY: 2/1/20

1952 Oct 6

Letter from A A D Montague-Browne, 10 Downing Street, to Peter Scott, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) relating to the hedgehog emblem, the symbol of the Association for Information on Atlantic Pact and Democracy, Copenhagen, Denmark. Signed typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/21

1952 Oct 13

Letter from A A D Montague-Browne, 10 Downing Street, to K D Jameson, Foreign Office requesting transmission of message to Erling Foss, President Association for Information on Atlantic Pact and Democracy, Copenhagen, Denmark. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/22

1952 Oct 14

Extract from a speech made by Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Prime Minister at Pilgrim's dinner on 1952 Oct 14. Typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/23

1952 Oct 15

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Prime Minister thanking him for speech at Pilgrim's dinner on 1952 Oct 14. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/24

1952 Oct 18

Telegram from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Prime Minister to Ismay replying to letter of thanks (see 2/1/23). Typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/25

1953 Feb 20

Note of BBC recording made by Ismay relating to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Prime Minister's meeting with the French war leaders on 11 Jun 1940 at Briare, near Orleans France to discuss France's inability to continue the war against Germany and British commitment of fighter squadrons. Typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/26

1954 Nov 30

Note relating to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's birthday television programme in which Ismay introduced foreign contributors. Duplicated 9pp


ISMAY: 2/1/27

1954 Nov

Note of Ismay's recording for the BBC on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill. Corrected by Ismay. Typescript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/1/28

[1954]

Notes by Ismay for television film of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill. Typescript. 7pp


ISMAY: 2/1/29

1954 Nov 30

Telegram from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay with thanks. Typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/30

1955 Apr 1

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay with thanks for the book NATO. The first five years, 1949-1954 by Ismay as Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.. (NATO, Paris, 1954). Initialled typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/31

1955 Dec 3

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay thanking him for caviar. Initialled typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/32

1956 Feb 11

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay on forthcoming visit to Roquebrune, France. Initialled typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/33

1956 Dec 2

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay thanking him caviar. Initialled typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/34

1956 Dec 31

Letter form Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay with thanks for a farewell to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) letter. Signed typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/35

[1956-1957]

Note of quotation from Dr Johnson on brandy being the drink for heroes. Cutting, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/36

1957 Dec 4

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay thanking him for brandy. Initialled typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/37

1958 Aug 17

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay thanking him for a letter of condolence and enquiring after book. Signed typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/38

1958 Sep 13

Telegram from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay with thanks. Typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/39

1958 Sep 18

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay thanking him for golden wedding anniversary presents. Typescript 1 p


ISMAY: 2/1/40

1959 Nov 30

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay thanking him for brandy. Initialled typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/41

1960 Apr 26

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay referring to a film being made by Jack Le Vien and requesting Ismay's assistance. Initialled typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/42

1960 Sep 22

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay relating to ephemera and on Ismay's memoirs. Initialled typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/43

1960 Dec 2

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay thanking him for brandy. Initialled typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/44

1961 Mar 1

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay referring to "Other Club" meeting. Initialled typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/45

1961 Dec 2

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay with thanks. Initialled typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/46

1962 Feb 26

Letter from Anthony Montague Browne to Ismay on possible cruise plans on Aristotle Socrates Onassis' yacht. Signed typescript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/1/47

1962 Mar 2

Letter from Anthony Montague Browne to Ismay on possible cruise plans on Aristotle Socrates Onassis' yacht. Signed typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/48

1962 May 18

Letter from Anthony Montague Browne to Ismay regarding Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's health. Manuscript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/1/49

1962 Aug 10

Letter from [Lt Col Sir] Rex [Benson] to Ismay concerning fund raising for Churchill College, Cambridge. Signed typescript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/1/50

1962 Oct 29

Letter from Anthony Montague Browne to Ismay concerning fund raising for Churchill College, Cambridge. Signed typescript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/1/51

1962 Dec 2

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay with thanks for brandy. Initialled typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/52

1963 Jan 25

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay mentioning Ismay's advice on new defence structure. Initialled typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/53

1963 Jul 7

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay on funerals of FM Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke of Brookeborough, and AF Andrew Browne Cunningham, 1st Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope. Initialled typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/1/54

1964 Aug 14

Letter from Anthony Montague Browne regarding David John Cawdell Irving's book The Mare's Nest [On the German secret weapons campaign in the Second World War and British countermeasures] (William Kimber, London, 1964). Signed typescript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/1/55

1964 Aug 18

Letter from Ismay to Anthony Montague Browne in reply to his letter regarding David John Cawdell Irving's book The Mare's Nest (William Kimber, London, 1964) (on the German secret weapons campaign in World War Two and British countermeasures). With note on sites for V weapon launching, possible value of gas as a weapon and comments on minutes. Typescript carbon, 4pp


ISMAY: 2/1/56

1964 Dec 4

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay thanking him for caviar. Initialled typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/2 Correspondence with Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill and Mary Soames, 1941-1965


ISMAY: 2/2/1

1941 Dec 28

Letter from Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill to Laura Kathleen Ismay, Lady Ismay thanking her for cyclamen and caviar. Manuscript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/2/2

1942 Nov 8

Letter from Mary Soames to Ismay with congratulations. Manuscript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/2/3-4

1942 Dec 28

Letter from Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill to Ismay and Laura Kathleen Ismay, Lady Ismay thanking them for caviar. Manuscript, 4pp


ISMAY: 2/2/5

1943 Sep 26

Letter from Mary Soames to Ismay thanking him for a present. Manuscript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/2/6

1943 Nov 10

Letter from Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill to Ismay thanking him for caviar. Manuscript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/2/7

1947 Jan 2

Telegram from Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill and Mary Soames to Ismay with congratulations. Typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/2/8

[1947]

Telegram from Clementine, Lady Churchill to Ismay with get well wishes. Manuscript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/2/9

1949 Sep 29

Letter from Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill to Ismay requesting advice on how to get Chartwell garden on to a commercial basis. Signed typescript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/2/10

1949 Oct 3

Letter from Ismay to Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill reply to request for advice on how to get Chartwell garden on to a commercial basis. Typescript carbon, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/2/11

1949 Oct 5

Letter from Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill to Ismay thanking him for advice on how to get Chartwell garden on to a commercial basis and referring to Ronald Tree's departure from England. Signed typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/2/12

1949 Oct 5

Note to Ismay on market gardening. Signed Typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/2/13

1949 Oct 7

Letter from Ismay to Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill on market gardening. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/2/14

1949 Oct 10

Letter from Ismay to Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill on market gardening. 2pp


ISMAY: 2/2/15

1949 Oct 11

Telegram from Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill to Ismay thanking him for letter (see 2/2/14) on market gardening. Typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/2/16

1949 Nov 15

Letter from Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill to Ismay and Laura Kathleen Ismay, Lady Ismay on their daughter Susan Finnis' remarriage. Manuscript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/2/17

1949 Dec 16

Telegram from Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill to Hon Susan Chance with congratulations on her marriage. 1p


ISMAY: 2/2/18

1950 Sep 11

Letter from Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill to Ismay thanking him for an invitation. Manuscript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/2/19

1951 Feb 23

Telegram to Ismay with congratulations on his speech. Typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/2/20

[1951]

Letter from Ismay to Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill with an invitation to an exhibition at the South Bank, London. Copy Typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/2/21

1951 May 11

Letter from Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill to Ismay declining invitation to an exhibition at the South Bank, London because of health. Manuscript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/2/22

1951 Jun 17

Letter from Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill to Ismay thanking him for roses. Manuscript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/2/23

1951 Jul 6

Letter from Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill to Ismay referring to a dinner attended by Ismay, Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and US Gen Dwight David Eisenhower, and proposing a visit to the exhibition. Manuscript, 4pp


ISMAY: 2/2/24

1951 Oct 27

Telegram from Christopher and Mary Soames to Ismay on his joining the cabinet. Typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/2/25

1955 Jun 15

Letter from Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill to Ismay referring to an injury to her wrist. Manuscript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/2/26

1955 Aug 22

Letter from Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill to Ismay concerning her convalescence from injury. Manuscript, 4pp


ISMAY: 2/2/27

1958 Oct 4

Letter from Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill to Ismay thanking him for his golden wedding anniversary present. Manuscript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/2/28

1959 Sep 13

Postcard from Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill to Ismay thanking him for a get well message. With postcard of a painting by Rt Hon Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill. Manuscript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/2/29

1960 Nov 28

Letter from Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill to Ismay referring to an injury to Rt Hon Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill. Manuscript 2 pp


ISMAY: 2/2/30

1962 Aug 18

Letter from Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill to Ismay thanking him for a visit. Manuscript 2 pp


ISMAY: 2/2/31

1963 Nov 14

Letter from Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill to Ismay on his illness. Manuscript 2pp


ISMAY: 2/2/32

1964 May 16

Letter from Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill to Ismay referring to a film and on Christopher and Mary Soames' visit to the USSR, on Soviet Premier, Nikita Kruschev and the Egyptians. Manuscript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/2/33

1965 Feb 9

Letter from Mary Soames to Laura Kathleen Ismay, Lady Ismay on Rt Hon Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's death and with reference to Lady Ismay's relationship with her father. Manuscript 4 pp


ISMAY: 2/2/34

1965 Feb 23

Letter from Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill to Ismay thanking him for his letter of condolence. Signed typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/2/35

1965 Apr 9

Letter from Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill to Ismay referring to a ceremony. Manuscript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/2/36

1965 May 5

Letter from Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill forwarding a memento. Manuscript 1p


ISMAY: 2/2/37

1965 May 18

Letter from Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill to Ismay with an invitation to her introduction to the House of Lords. Signed typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/2/38

1965 Jun 24

Letter from Clementine (Ogilvy Spencer) Churchill, Lady Churchill to Ismay referring to an invitation to Wormington. Manuscript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3 Correspondence about the memoirs of Rt Hon Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, vol. 1 The Gathering Storm (Cassell, London, 1948); vol. 2 Their Finest Hour (Cassell, London, 1949); vol. 3 The Grand Alliance. (Cassell, London, 1950); vol. 4 The Hinge of Fate (Cassell, London, 1951); vol. 5 Closing the Ring (Cassell, London, 1952); vol. 6 Triumph and Tragedy (Cassell, London, 1954), 1946-1956


ISMAY: 2/3/1

1938, [1946]

Note on description of Halder, German Chief of Staff from 1938 as given in conversation with a "friend", with details of 1938 generals' plot, as comment on a related chapter of Rt Hon Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon 12 pp


ISMAY: 2/3/2

1946 May 20

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill forwarding notes by Ismay on meetings in France of the Supreme War Council 16 May 1940 at Quai d'Orsay, 22 May 1940 at GQG Vincennes, 31 May 1940 at the War Ministry Paris, 1940 11-12 Jun Briare, 13 Jun 1940 Tours. Annotated by Winston Churchill for use in his memoirs. Typescript carbon, 16pp


ISMAY: 2/3/3

1946 Sep 2

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay on relations with French Churchill for use in his memoirs. Signed typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/4

1946 Sep 5

Letter from (Thomas) Leslie Rowan, Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister, to Capt A C Beer, Defence Office requesting information for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill Churchill for use in his memoirs. Signed typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/5

1946 Sep 6

Letter from Capt A C Beer, Defence Office to (T) Leslie Rowan, Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister forwarding details of two Military Co-ordination-later Defence Committee (Operations)-meetings held on 10 May 1940 Churchill for use in Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. With note giving details of further meetings held on 6, 10 and 16 May 1940. Annotated by Ismay, initialled typescript carbon, 4pp


ISMAY: 2/3/6

1946 Sep 18

Letter from (Thomas) Leslie Rowan, Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill forwarding various documents for use in his memoirs. With note on Prime Ministerial engagements 1-15 May 1940. Typescript carbon, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/7

1946 Sep 25

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill in reply to a query concerning relations with French for use in his memoirs. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/8

1946 Sep 30

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay forwarding an early draft on the battle in France for use in his memoirs. Signed typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/9

1946 Oct 30

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay requesting information for his memoirs. Signed typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/10

1948 Oct 20, 31

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill forwarding information as requested by Churchill for his memoirs consisting of note by Ismay on the Combined Chiefs of Staff organisation, and an extract from an address to Foreign Policy Association, New York, USA by Ismay on 1945 Oct 20. Typescript, 7pp


ISMAY: 2/3/11

1946 Nov 4

Letter from Winston Churchill to Ismay in reply to Ismay's letter providing information on the Combined Chiefs of Staff organisation, and an extract from an address to Foreign Policy Association, New York, USA for use in Churchill's memoirs. Signed typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/12

1946 Nov 5

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay requesting information for use in his memoirs. Typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/13

1946 Nov 6

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill replying to a request for information for use in his memoirs. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/14

1946 Nov 12

Letter from Capt Alfred C Dewar, Admiralty, to Ismay's secretary forwarding information for use in Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs regarding Operation TIGER, a fast convoy of tanks and hurricane fighters from the UK via Gibraltar, May 1941. Manuscript and typescript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/15

1946 Nov 15

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill forwarding documents required for research for Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/16

1946 Nov 17

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay requesting information required for research for his memoirs. Signed typescript, 1 p


ISMAY: 2/3/17

1946 Nov 20

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill replying to request for information for use in his memoirs. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/18

1946 Nov 22

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill replying to request for information for use in his memoirs. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/19

1946 Nov 22

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay requesting information for use in his memoirs. Typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/20

1946 Nov 25

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill concerning authorship of Air Ministry pamphlet 156 by ACM Sir Robert Brooke-Popham, and work done by Flight Lt Albert Goodwin for use in his memoirs. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/21

1946 Nov 28

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on importance of Battle of Britain Jul-Oct 1940 and forwarding an account of Churchill's visits during bombing of London docks, Margate, Kent and Bristol for use in Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon, 3p


ISMAY: 2/3/22

1946 Nov 28

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay thanking him for information for use in his memoirs concerning authorship of Air Ministry pamphlet 156 by ACM Sir Robert Brooke-Popham and work done by Flight Lt Albert Goodwin (see 2/3/20) with a request that Ismay see Professor Albert Goodwin first. Initialled typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/23

1946 Nov 29

Letter from Ismay to Professor Albert Goodwin suggesting a meeting relating to information required for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/24

1946 Dec 2

Letter from Professor Albert Goodwin to Ismay replying to his suggestion of a meeting relating to information required for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Manuscript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/25

1946 Dec 4

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill asking whether he wants any special information for Professor Albert Goodwin relating to meeting regarding information for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/26

1946 Dec 4

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill forwarding Gen Sir Henry Pownall's and his own notes on book 1 (2 copies) of Churchill's memoirs. With notes. Typescript carbon 7 p


ISMAY: 2/3/27

1946 Dec 6

Letter from Ismay to Capt Alfred C Dewar, Admiralty Historical Section, requesting information for use in Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/28

1949 Dec 9

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and notes for use in Churchill's memoirs on 85th (extraordinary) session of Council of League of Nations 15-17 Apr and on Stresa Conference, Apr 1935. Typescript carbon 3 p


ISMAY: 2/3/29

1946 Dec 13

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and notes for use in Churchill's memoirs on the fall of Tobruk, Libya, 1942 and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, US President's promise to send Sherman tanks, includes telegram from Commander-in-Chief Mediterranean. Typescript carbon 1 p


ISMAY: 2/3/30

1946 Dec 13

Letter from Capt Alfred C Dewar, Admiralty Historical Section with information for use in Churchill's memoirs, specifically on limitations to tonnage imposed on Germany by peace treaty of Jun 1919, Naval agreement (Hoare-Ribbentrop) Jun 18 1935, and German battleships SCHARNHORST and GNEISENAU. Signed Typescript 3 pp


ISMAY: 2/3/31

1946 Dec 23

Letter from Ismay to Capt Alfred C Dewar, Admiralty Historical Section, thanking him for information for use in Churchill's memoirs (see 2/3/30) on limitations to tonnage imposed on Germany by peace treaty of 1919 Jun and other naval matters. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/32

1947 Feb 10

Minute from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay requesting information for use in Churchill's memoirs. Typescript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/33

1947 Feb 13

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill with information for use in Churchill's memoirs explaining code names: Operation CATAPULT, Adm Sir James Fownes Somerville's capture of French fleet, Dakar, Senegal; SUSAN, a telegraphic prefix used in 1941; and on the fleet not coming south of the Wash. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/34

1947 Feb 16

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill with exchange of minutes or corrections to drafts of Churchill's memoirs. Signed and initialled. Typescript and typescript carbon, 7pp


ISMAY: 2/3/35

1947 Sep 30

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill forwarding further comments on vol 1, book 1 of his memoirs. Typescript carbon, 2p


ISMAY: 2/3/36

1947 Nov 7

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill forwarding further notes on vol 1, book 1 of Churchill's memoirs having burnt earlier printers' proofs, and detailing plans for returning to England. Typescript carbon, 4pp


ISMAY: 2/3/37

1947 Nov 16

Telegram from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay thanking him for his notes on vol 1, book 1 of his memoirs. Typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/38

1948 Jan 4

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay welcoming him home from India and requesting information for use in his memoirs. With letters between Churchill and (Arthur) Neville Chamberlain dated 1940 Apr 24 on Norwegian campaign and Defence set up. Initialled typescript, and printed, 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/39

1948 Feb 4

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill forwarding suggested amendments and notes relating to his memoirs. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/40

1948 Mar 3

Telegram from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay acknowledging suggested amendments to his memoirs (see 2/3/39). Typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/41

1948 Mar 12

Letter from Maj Gen Sir Ian Jacob to Ismay with information for use in Churchill's memoirs specifically on Maj Millis Rowland Jefferis, Military Intelligence Research (MIR) and later Ministry of Supply with Ministry of Defence. Signed typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/42

1948 Mar 19

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill forwarding description of Cabinet and Defence secretariat headed by Sir Edward Bridges for use in Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon, 3p


ISMAY: 2/3/43

1948 Apr 22

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill forwarding first instalment of notes for use in Churchill's memoirs on intervention on the Greek mainland 31 Oct 1940-7 Mar 1941, quoting telegrams: 31Oct 1940 ACM Arthur Longmore, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, RAF, Middle East to Air Ministry; 1 Nov 1940 Prime Minister to Longmore; 1941 Jan 8 Chief of Staff decision; 10 Jan 1941 Chief of Staff to Commander in Chief Mediterranean; 11 Jan 1941 Chief of Staff to Commanders in Chief; 31 Jan 1941 Chief of Staff to Commanders in Chief; 31 Jan 1941 Chief of Staff to Commanders in Chief; 12 Feb 1941 Chief of Staff to Commanders in Chief; 20 Feb 1941 Prime Minister to Sir Anthony Eden, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs; 20 Feb 1941 Eden to Prime Minister. Typescript carbon, 17pp


ISMAY: 2/3/44

1948 Apr 23

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay thanking him for notes for use in his memoirs on intervention on the Greek mainland (see 2/3/43) and reviewing facts on relation of Western Desert operations, North Africa to intervention in Greece. Initialled typescript, 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/45

1948 Apr 23

Note by Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on vol 3 of his memoirs, giving future programme and methods of work. Annotated for and by Ismay. Typescript carbon, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/46

1948 Apr 28

Letter by Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill thanking him for note on vol 3 of Chuchill's memoirs and programme of work and attaching note on Atlantic Charter, a statement of the fundamental principles for the post-war world issued after the first of the meetings between Churchill and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, US President in Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, USA, Aug 1941. Typescript carbon 4pp


ISMAY: 2/3/47

1948 Apr 30

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay relating to work on his memoirs, Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall, Cdre G R G Allen and F W Deakin with further reflections on a 'biography' of General Sir Archibald Percival Wavell, as relating to Western Desert operations, North Africa. Initialled typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/48

1948 May 5

Covering letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Ismay relating to work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs and note on Greek attitude to intervention and related attitude to Yugoslav government. Signed typescript, 5 p


ISMAY: 2/3/49

1948 May 6

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill relating to work on his memoirs, specifically on the destruction of the German battleship BISMARCK, May 1941. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/50

1948 May 10

Letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Ismay forwarding a request from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill for telegrams on the Middle East and a list of inward telegrams, as requested, 6 Jan-19 Jun 1941 for research for Churchill's memoirs. Manuscript, 8pp


ISMAY: 2/3/51

1948 May 11

Covering letter from Rt Hon James Gray Stuart to Ismay and an offprint from the Scottish Historical Review vol 27, no. 103, with reference by Thomas B Simpson referring to the overshadowing of the achievements of the 9 Div by the 51 Div for use in Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Manuscript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/52

1948 May 12

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon James Gray Stuart thanking him for forwarding an article from the Scottish Historical Review regarding the 9 Div and quoting the relevant passage of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's draft of his memoirs. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/53

1948 May 19

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay, Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall, Cdre G R G Allen and F W Deakin forwarding some chapters of his memoirs for their comment and referring to the pressure of space. Typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/54

1948 May 20

Letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill forwarding prints of telegrams (copy?). Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/55

1948 May 21

Letter from Rt Hon James Gray Stuart on ingratitude to 9 Div and redraft of passage in which it is referred. With note by Thomas B Simpson with quotations relating to 9 Div from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, 'Their finest hour' for use in Churchill's memoirs. Manuscript, 7pp


ISMAY: 2/3/56

1948 May 25

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay and Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall forwarding a batch of telegrams relating to work on Churchill's memoirs. Typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/57

1948 May 25

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and note on vol 3, book 5, chapter 5 of Churchill's memoirs on decision to intervene on Greek mainland. Typescript carbon, 6p


ISMAY: 2/3/58

1948 May 26

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay describing method of work and progress on his memoirs and on Russian invasion. With letter from Churchill to Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall and F W Deakin regarding Russian foreign policy during 1939-1941 for use in his memoirs. Initialled typescript, 4pp


ISMAY: 2/3/59

1948 May 26

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon James Gray Stuart regarding the 9 Div and references in Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/60

1948 May 30

Letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Ismay on methods of work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Manuscript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/61

1948 Jun 14

Letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Miss M E Green requesting information for use in Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs on the timing of despatch of telegrams in connection with Tobruk, Libya. Manuscript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/62

1948 Jun 21

Letter from Miss M E Green to Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall replying to his request for information for use in Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs on the despatch of telegrams to General Sir Archibald Percival Wavell on the decision to hold Tobruk, Libya. Typescript carbon, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/63

1948 Jul 2

Letter from Ismay to Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall on his so far small contribution to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs and suggesting a meeting. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/64

1948 Jul 5

Letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall in reply to Ismay's which refers to his contribution to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs and with suggestion of a meeting. Manuscript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/65

1948 Jul 6

Letter from Ismay to in reply to Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall's with suggestion of a meeting regarding work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/66

1948 Jul 7

Covering letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Ismay with requests from Denis Kelly and Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill for information for Churchill's memoirs on code names. Manuscript and typescript, 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/67

1948 Jul 8

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay on a factual review of a book by Paul Reynaud with regard to work on Churchill's memoirs. Initialled typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/68

1948 Jul 8

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill thanking him for drafts and outlining work in hand on Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/69

1948 Jul 13

Letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill regarding draft of vol 3, book 5, chapter 5 of his memoirs on Malta and the navy, with Pantelleria, Italy. Annotated by Ismay. Typescript carbon 12pp


ISMAY: 2/3/70

1948 Jul 13

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill regarding work on Churchill's memoirs with complete list of code names used for main operations in the war and specifically code names used Mar-May 1941. Typescript carbon, 2p


ISMAY: 2/3/71

1948 Jul 13

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on Paul Reynaud's book as reviewed and also referring to Ismay's record of a meeting at Tours, France for use in Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/72

1948 Jul 16

Letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Ismay on methods of work for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs, Iraq and Syria, Greece, Crete and Abyssinia chapters in memoirs. Manuscript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/73

1948 Jul 6

Covering letter from Ismay and list of code names used in 1940 May-Dec for work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/74

1948 Jul 26

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and comments on book 5 of his memoirs. Typescript carbon 6pp


ISMAY: 2/3/75

1948 Jul 27

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay regarding information required for his memoirs on reinforcements of Crete by tanks, Operation TIGER, a fast convoy of tanks and hurricane fighters from the UK via Gibraltar, May 1941. Initialled typescript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/76

1948 Jul 29

Letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Ismay on methods of work and revision of Greek chapter of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. With notes on chapter. Signed typescript, 6pp


ISMAY: 2/3/77

1948 Aug 3

Letter by Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay sending [Greek] chapter of his memoirs for comments. Initialled typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/78

1948 Aug 6

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and note on reinforcement of Crete by tanks for use in Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/79

1948 Aug 7

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay requesting information for use in his memoirs. Typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/80

1948 Aug 11

Note by Ismay with comments on book 5 chapter 7-8 of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs, relating to Crete and details of the career of Lt Gen Bernard Freyberg' Commander-in-Chief of Allied Forces in Crete, 1941. Typescript carbon, 4pp


ISMAY: 2/3/81

1948 Aug 12

Letter from Ismay to Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall with plans of work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs and referring to German tank strength at Operation BATTLE-AXE, Allied operation in the Western Desert to relieve Tobruk, Libya, 1941. Typescript carbon, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/82

1948 Aug 13

Letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Ismay on methods of work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Manuscript 2 pp


ISMAY: 2/3/83

1948 Aug 24-26

Covering letter from Miss Jo Sturdee to Ismay and note from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay, Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall, F W Deakin and Denis Kelly with comments and queries regarding work on his memoirs. Manuscript 5pp


ISMAY: 2/3/84

1948 Aug 27-30

Covering letter from Miss Jo Sturdee to Ismay and note from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay and Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall regarding work on Churchill's memoirs. Signed typescript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/85

[1948]

Notes on book 3, vol 2 of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs, including reference to FM Sir John Greer Dill's appointment as head of the British Joint Staff Mission, Washington, DC, USA, Jan 1942; 51 Div and 9 Div; blocking of aerodromes in France. Typescript carbon, 8pp


ISMAY: 2/3/86

1948 Aug 31

Note by Ismay for Churchill's memoirs on second meeting at Briare, near Orleans, France 12 Jun 1940 relating to further RAF assistance to France. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/87

1948 Sep 1

Letter from Ismay to F W Deakin commenting on chapters of Churchill's memoirs despatched to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill including a draft on the attempt to bomb Milan, Italy from France. Typescript carbon 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/88

1948 Sep 1

Covering letter from Sir Anthony Eden to Ismay and his comments on Churchill's book including notes on appointment of FM Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke of Brookeborough, to command Home Forces, Jul 1940; despatch of tanks to the Middle East, 1941; fall of Somaliland to Italy, Aug 1940; Western Desert offensives, North Africa 1940-1943. Typescript carbon, 4pp


ISMAY: 2/3/89

1948 Sep 3

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay requesting information for his memoirs on Paul Reynaud, French Prime Minister's visit to London, May 1940. Typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/90

1948 Sep 4

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay requesting information for his memoirs on meetings in Paris, France 16 May 1940 at which the French fears that the German advance into France could not be halted were discussed and Chuchill suggested possible tactics for counter attack. Typescript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/91

1948 Sep 6

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill with comments on draft of Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon, 7pp


ISMAY: 2/3/92

1948 Sep 8

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill with reply to letter on Paris Council 16 May 1940 with regard to work on Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon, 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/93

1948 Sep 8

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill with regard to work on Churchill's memoirs relating to meetings in Paris, France 16 May 1940 at which the French fears that the German advance into France could not be halted were discussed and Churchill suggested possible tactics for counter attack. Typescript carbon, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/94

1948 Sep 11

Covering letter from Miss Jo Sturdee to Ismay and comments referring to Maj Millis Rowland Jefferis with regard to work on Churchill's memoirs. Manuscript and typescript, 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/95

1948 Sep 10

Letter from Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax, to Ismay for use in Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs about Paul Reynaud, French Prime Minister's visit to London during the period after the retreat of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) from Dunkirk, France, 1941. Manuscript, 8pp


ISMAY: 2/3/96

1948 Sep 14

Letter from Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Early of Halifax, to Ismay quoting his own diary account of Paul Reynaud French Prime Minister's visit, 26 May 1940, for use in Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Signed typescript 1,p


ISMAY: 2/3/97

1948 Sep 14

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay requesting information for use in his memoirs. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/98

1948 Sep 14

Covering letter from F W Deakin to Ismay reporting progress on work for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs and account by Churchill of the meeting of the British and French war leaders at Briare, France, 1940 when the French requested the assistance of British fighter squadrons to enable them to continue the war against Germany. Manuscript and printed, 4pp


ISMAY: 2/3/99

1948 Sep 16

Letter from Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax to Ismay with reference to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs and with comments on Hyderabad, Pakistan. Signed typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/100

1948 Sep 17

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and notes for use in Churchill's memoirs including comments on Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax, and appeasement. Typescript carbon, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/101

1948 Sep 20

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and notes for use in Churchill's memoirs mentioning episode of visits to blitzed coastal towns. Typescript carbon 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/102

1948 Sep 21

Letter from Ismay to F W Deakin replying to letter (2/3/98) on ACM Hugh Caswell Tremenheere Dowding, 1st Baron Dowding of Bentley Priory, and squadrons of fighter aircraft required for France to continue the war against Germany in 1940, information required for use in Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/103

1948 Oct 1

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and note by Ismay relating to work on Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon 1 p


ISMAY: 2/3/104

1948 Oct 10

Letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Ismay reporting progress of work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs and referring to possible account for Lend-Lease Act. Manuscript 2 pp


ISMAY: 2/3/105

1948 Oct 11

Letter from ACM Sir John Slessor, Imperial Defence College, to Ismay on the absence of an adviser on the RAF on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs team. Manuscript 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/106

1948 Oct 14

Letter from Ismay to ACM Sir John Slessor, Imperial Defence College, replying to his query about the absence of an RAF adviser on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs team and with reference to Professor Albert Goodwin. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/107

1948 Oct 24

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay, Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall, Cdre G R G Allen and F W Deakin with plan of proceeding with Churchill's memoirs. Initialled typescript, 5pp


ISMAY: 2/3/108

1948 Oct 27

Letter from Ismay to Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall referring to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's letter (2/3/107) concerning plan of proceeding with his memoirs and suggesting a meeting. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/109

1948 Oct 29

Letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall in reply to Ismay's letter (2/3/108) concerning plan of proceeding with memoirs and suggestion of a meeting. Manuscript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/110/1

1948 Jun 4-Nov 8

Letter from Sir Norman Brook, Cabinet Office, to Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall on the necessity of paraphrasing for security reasons in Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs and referring to Gen Dwight David Eisenhower biography and similar problem. Signed typescript 4pp


ISMAY: 2/3/111

1948 Nov 10

Letter from Ismay to Denis Kelly forwarding text on paraphrasing for inclusion in draft of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/112

1948 Nov 10

Letter from Ismay to Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall concerning paraphrasing for inclusion in draft of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/113

1948 Nov 12

Letter from Denis Kelly in reply to Ismay's letter (2/3/112) regarding paraphrasing and with thanks for Miss M E Green's services on work for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Manuscript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/114

1948 Nov 18

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay on programme of work for Churchill's memoirs. Typescript 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/115

1948 Nov 19

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and comments on vol 3 book 2 of Churchill's memoirs including the announcement of the Japanese attack on the US Naval base at Pearl Harbour, Hawaii, USA, 7 Dec 1941 by the BBC; RAF detachment at Murmansk, USSR; William Maxwell Aitken's, 1st Baron Beaverbrook of Beaverbrook, New Brunswick and Cherkley, visit to Moscow 1941 initiating Russian convoys. Typescript carbon, 7p


ISMAY: 2/3/116

[1948]

Note by Ismay for use in Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs on events leading up to operations in Iraq, from Anglo-Iraq treaty of 1932 to landing of troops at Basra, Iraq. Typescript carbon 5pp


ISMAY: 2/3/117

1948 Nov 21

Covering letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay and notes on Crete chapter in Churchill's memoirs annotated by Churchill (as at 2/3/80) for incorporation in text. Initialled typescript 5pp


ISMAY: 2/3/118

1948 Nov 22

Letter from Gen Sir Kenneth Arthur Noel Anderson, Governor and Commander in Chief Gibraltar on the naming of Government House, Gibraltar 'The Convent'information required for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Manuscript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/119

1948 Nov 23

Covering letter from Cdre G R G Allen to Ismay and note to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill giving information for inclusion in Churchill's memoirs on the loss of HMS PRINCE OF WALES and REPULSE, giving chronology of Japanese landings in Malaya and Pearl Harbour, and receipt of news by Adm Phillips. Manuscript and typescript 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/120

1948 Nov 30

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay on vol 3, book 5 of his memoirs concerning FM Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell; decision to send aid to Greece; Operation BATTLE-AXE, Allied operations in the Western Desert, North Africa to relieve Tobruk, Libya, 1941. Typescript carbon 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/121

1948 Dec 1

Covering letter from Cdre G R G Allen to Ismay and note to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill giving principal events of naval interest Jun 1942-May 1943 and plan of Churchill's memoirs. Manuscript 2p.


ISMAY: 2/3/122

1948 Dec 1

Covering letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Ismay regarding research for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs and forwarding note on FM Sir Claude Auchinleck's difficulties and commenting on delays in Operation CRUSADER, British 8 Army operation in the Western Desert, North Africa Nov 1941, and possible dismissal of FM Sir Claude Auchinleck. Signed typescript and carbon 5pp


ISMAY: 2/3/123

1948 Dec 3

Letter from Ismay to Cdre G R G Allen forwarding information for use in Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs on a meeting at which possible action of HMS PRINCE OF WALES and HMS REPULSE after the fall of Singapore to Japanese forces, Feb 1942 was discussed. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/124

1948 Dec 3

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and information for use in Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs on a visit to Tunis and on a meeting at which possible action of HMS PRINCE OF WALES and HMS REPULSE after the loss of Singapore was discussed.. Typescript carbon 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/125

1948 Dec 8

Letter from Ismay in reply to Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall's concerning CRUSADER British 8 Army operation in the Western Desert, North Africa 1941 and possible dismissal of FM Sir Claude Auchinleck. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/126

1948 Dec 8

Covering letter from Ismay to on a meeting at which possible action of HMS PRINCE OF WALES and HMS REPULSE after the loss of Singapore was discussed and note by Ismay on events leading up to operation EXPORTER an expeditionary force to Syria and Lebanon and repatriation of French troops there, 1941. Typescript carbon 6pp


ISMAY: 2/3/127

1948 Dec 9

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and note with comments on draft of his memoirs. Copy typescript 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/128

1948 Dec 13

Letter from Ismay to Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall regarding work for the memoirs of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill with his letter to Churchill concerning FM Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell's replacement by FM Sir Claude Auchinleck. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/129

1948 Dec 14

Letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Ismay on progress of work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs and on Churchill's attitude to FM Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell, and FM Sir Claude Auchinleck during World War Two. Manuscript, 1 p


ISMAY: 2/3/130

1948 Dec 30

Letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Ismay on the indexing of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's papers at the Cabinet Office, used for research for Churchill's memoirs. With index. Manuscript and typescript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/131

1949 Jan 3

Letter from Ismay to Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall thanking him for letter concerning indexing of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill' s papers at the Cabinet Office, used for research for Churchill's memoirs and copy of the index. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/132

1949 Jan 21

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and note with comments on vol 3, book 1 of Churchill's memoirs including cancellation of Operation WORKSHOP, a proposed combined operations attack on Pantelleria, Italy, 1940-1941 and intended handing over from Lt Gen Sir Philip Neame to Gen Sir Richard Nugent O'Connor. Typescript carbon 9pp


ISMAY: 2/3/133

1949 Jan 25

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and note with comments on vol 3 book 2 with reference to FM Sir Claude Auchinleck. Typescript carbon 7pp


ISMAY: 2/3/134

1949 Jan 27

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and note with comments on vol 4, book 1 of Churchill's memoirs including reference to Councils of War held between Feb 1942 and Aug 1945 at which the countries involved in the war in the Pacific, (Australia, New Zealand, Netherlands, UK and China) met to discuss policies and tactics in the war against Japan; American views of Chinese military forces; FM Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Viscount Alexander of Hillsborough, and FM Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein and Hindhead, taking command. Typescript carbon 6pp


ISMAY: 2/3/135

1949 Jan 21-25

Covering letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Miss M E Green and index to war documents in the Cabinet Office and Ministry of Defence and on American interest in Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Manuscript 7pp


ISMAY: 2/3/136

1949 Feb 1

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay with various queries relating to work on his memoirs. Initialled, typescript 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/137

1949 Feb 8

Covering letter from Ismay in reply to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's letter and forwarding information for Churchill's memoirs on Churchill's first meeting with US Gen Dwight David Eisenhower; Churchill's visit to Washington Jun 1942; Vaycheslav Mikhailovitch Molotov's (People's Commissar for Foreign Affairs, USSR)'s visit to UK and USA; BOLERO, the build up of US forces and supplies in the UK prior to the Allied invasion of Europe, 1944 and GYMNAST, the Allied occupation of French North Africa, 1941; notes of a meeting at the White House 21 Jun 1942 referring to sinking off east coast of America, pacific area operations, employment of USS Ranger; notes of a further meeting at the White House 121 Jun 1942 referring to the deteriorating Middle East situation and possible employment of US troops; extract from ARGONAUT (Washington conference 1942) diary for 21 Jun 1942 mentioning GYMNAST, SLEDGEHAMMER, 1942 plan for limited invasion of France in Cherbourg area, 1943 and referring to the despatch of American armoured division to the Middle East. Typescript carbon 12pp


ISMAY: 2/3/138

1949 Feb 2

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on FM Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell's replacement by FM Sir Claude Auchinleck as recollected by Lt Gen Sir Ian Jacob for use in Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/139

1949 Feb 18

Letter from Winston Churchill to Ismay with thanks and request for information required for work on his memoirs. Initialled typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/140

1941 Apr 8-1949 Feb 22

Covering letter from Lt Gen Sir John Lavarack, Government House Brisbane, and information for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs consisting of copy of instructions regarding holding of the enemy's advance at Tobruk, Libya; letter from Capt W L Rudder, Private Secretary to Lavarack, concerning instructions regarding Tobruk; instructions from Gen Sir Archibald Percival Wavell, Commander in Chief, to Lavarack, General Officer Commanding 7 Australian Div on taking command in Cyrenaica and holding enemy's advance at Tobruk; note by Lavarack on operations in Cyrenaica 7-14 Apr 1942 with appendices. Manuscript and Typescript, 57pp


ISMAY: 2/3/141

1949 Feb 25

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and information for use in Churchill's memoirs on Rt Hon (Alfred) Duff Cooper's mission to the Far East, 21 Jul 1941-16 Feb 1942. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/142

1949 Feb 23-25

Covering letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Ismay and letter concerning difficulties over mention of French Generals Prioux and de la Laurencie (Dunkirk period) in serialisation of the Battle of France section of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Manuscript and typescript, 4pp


ISMAY: 2/3/143

1949 Mar 12

Letter from Ismay to Lt Gen Sir John Lavarak, Government House Brisbane, Australia thanking him for forwarding information regarding Tobruk, Libya (see 2/3/140) required for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/144

1949 Feb 25

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay and Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall regarding work on his memoirs and referring to French Generals Prioux and de la Laurencie and including extracts from Figaro and protest from General Prioux. Typescript 6pp


ISMAY: 2/3/145

1949 Mar 23

Letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Ismay referring to methods of work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs and to French Generals Prioux and Billotte; draft letter from Ismay to General Prioux concerning his mention in Battle of France section of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Manuscript and typescript, 4pp


ISMAY: 2/3/146

1949 Mar 31

Letter from Ismay in reply to Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall's letter concerning methods of work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/147

1949 Apr 1

Letter from Ismay to F W Deakin concerning methods of work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/148

1949 Apr 9

Telegram from F W Deakin in reply to Ismay's concerning methods of work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/149

1949 Apr 20

Letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall on programme of work; notes on principal operations to be covered in book 7 of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs, with suggested wording for each. Signed typescript 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/150

1949 Apr 20

Sir Percy Loraine to Ismay on the possible correction of an error in Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs concerning his mission to Italy including a meeting with Conte Cortellazzo Ciano 10 Jun 1940. Signed typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/151

1949 Apr 26

Letter from Ismay to Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall on programme of work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs and his own forthcoming operation. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/152

1949 Apr 28

Letter from Ismay in reply to Sir Percy Loraine's (see 2/3/150) concerning his mission to Italy and a possible error in Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/153

1949 Apr 30

Letter from Sir Percy Loraine to Ismay giving a further account of his last interview with Conte Cortellazzo Ciano with regard to work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Signed typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/154

1949 May

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay, Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall, Cdre GRG Allen and F W Deakin on programme of work on Churchill's memoirs. Initialled typescript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/155

1949 May 6

Letter from Ismay to Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall referring to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's letter (see 2/3/154) on programme of work on his memoirs. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/156

1949 May 7

Letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Ismay on programme of work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill' s memoirs. Manuscript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/157

1949 May 24

Letter from Nicholas Carroll, London editor (Manchester) Daily Despatch requesting a review of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Annotated as refused, signed typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/158

1949 Jun 15

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and forwarding information for use in Churchill's memoirs on Casablanca conference Jan 1943 including the strategy of 'unconditional surrender'; Operation HUSKY, invasion of Sicily, 1943; Washington Conference 1943 including FM Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell's appointment as viceroy and independent South East Asia command; visits to Algiers and Tunis May 1943; 'the Convent' Gibraltar; note by Ismay on Cairo Teheran conference Nov 1943; Chinese Generalissimo Chiang Kai Shek; command of Operation Operation OVERLORD, Allied invasion of France, 1944 and US Gen Dwight David Eisenhower and US Gen George Catlin Marshall. Typescript carbon 11pp


ISMAY: 2/3/159

1949 Jun 15

Letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Ismay on progress of work for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Signed typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/160

1949 Jun 17

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay thanking him for notes for use in research for his memoirs (2/3/158) on Casablanca, Morocco and Cairo, Egypt Teheran, Persia conferences and requesting further information. Typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/161

1949 Jun 20

Letter from Ismay in reply to Winston Churchill's letter (2/3/160) regarding work on his memoirs. Typescript carbon 1 p


ISMAY: 2/3/162

1949 Jun 30

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill regarding work on his memoirs; on the erroneous impression that Churchill was opposed to Operation OVERLORD, Allied invasion of France, 1944; note of programme of conferences at EUREKA, Teheran, Persia; note of Quebec conference 1943 Aug, Maj Gen Orde Charles Wingate, Wg Cdr Guy Gibson, OVERLORD, MULBERRY, artificial harbours for OVERLORD; South East Asia Command, AF Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma and AVM Sholto Douglas. Typescript carbon 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/163

1949 Jul 10

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay thanking him for note (2/3/162) on Quebec, Canada conference for use in research for his memoirs. Initialled typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/164

[1949]

Note by Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill for use in his memoirs on the Quebec conference, Canada; Italian surrender, Oct 1943; his health at the conference. Typescript carbon 5pp


ISMAY: 2/3/165

1949 Jul 12

Note by Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill for use in his memoirs, from notes of 1942, on loss of confidence in Rt Hon Sir Percy James Grigg, Secretary of State for War. Typescript 6 pp


ISMAY: 2/3/166

1949 Jul 29

Letter from Ian Colvin, Foreign Department, Kemsley Newspapers, on the policy of 'unconditional surrender', for use in work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Signed typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/167

1949 Aug 8

Letter from Lewis Williams Douglas, to Ismay giving information required for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs on his role in the despatch of tanks to Suez, Egypt as Deputy Administrator, War Shipping Administration, 1942-1944. Typescript 5pp


ISMAY: 2/3/168

1949 Aug 15

Letter from Lewis Williams Douglas to Ismay giving information required for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs on his role in the despatch of tanks to Suez, Egypt as Deputy Administrator, War Shipping Administration, 1942-1944, repeating comments in earlier letter (2/3/167). Typescript 5pp


ISMAY: 2/3/169

1949 Sep 6

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay on motives for Washington DC, USA and Algiers, Algeria conferences May 1943, information to be used in his memoirs. Initialled typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/170

1949 Sep 7

Letter from Ismay in reply to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's letter on motives for Washington DC, USA and Algiers, Algeria conferences May 1943 and on HUSKY, invasion of Sicily, 1943 and US Gen Dwight David Eisenhower, information required for use in his memoirs. Typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/171

1949 Sep 7

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and comments on vol 3 book 2 of his memoirs concerning military mission to USSR, following the German invasion of the USSR 1941; Hawker Hurricane fighter aircraft at Murmansk, USSR; FM Sir Claude Auchinleck's dismissal from the command of 8 Army, 1942; William Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook of Beaverbrook New Burnswick and Cherley and William Averell Harriman's avoidance of discussing any strategic questions on his and Beaverbrook's mission to Moscow, 1941; and AF Roger John Brownlow Keyes, 1st Baron Keyes of Zeebrugge and Dover, Director of Combined Operations, 1940-1941; Harry Hopkins and Oliver Lyttelton's appointment. Typescript carbon 15pp


ISMAY: 2/3/172

1949 Sep 8

Telegram from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay thanking him for comments on vol 3, book 2 of his memoirs (2/3/171). Typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/173

1949 Sep 9

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and forwarding information required for Churchill's memoirs on the Third Washington Conference TRIDENT 4-11 May, 1944 on the HMS QUEEN MARY, the journey from Washington DC, USA to Gibraltar after TRIDENT, Gen George Catlett Marshall's skill in drafting conclusions. Typescript carbon, 18pp


ISMAY: 2/3/174

1949 Sep 9

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay requesting comments on work on his memoirs. Typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/175

1949 Sep 16

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay regarding research for his memoirs, specifically on American doubts as to British ability to defend the Middle East during World War Two. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/176

1949 Sep 27

Letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Ismay on forthcoming meeting regarding work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Manuscript 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/178

1949 Oct 18

Covering letter from Ismay to Denis Kelly and note on visit to Bristol Apr 1941 regarding work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/179

[1949]

Note by Ismay with comments on vol 3, book 1 chapters 1-8 of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/180

[1949]

Note by Ismay with comments on vol 3, chapter 18 of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs on the loss of HMS HOOD, British battlecruiser, Jul 1940 and escape of the German battleship, BISMARCK partly responsible for the sinking of HMS HOOD. Typescript carbon 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/181

[1949]

Covering letter from Ismay to Denis Kelly and note with comments on vol 3, book 3, chapter 14 of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs including FM Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell's alleged weariness. Typescript carbon 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/182

1949 Oct 26

Letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Ismay regarding plan of work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Signed typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/183

[1949]

Note by Ismay with comments on vol 3, book 2 of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/184

1949 Oct 24

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay on reinforcing Crete with tanks through Operation TIGER, a fast convoy carrying tanks via Gibraltar, information required for work on Churchill's memoirs. Typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/185

1949 Oct 28

Letter from Ismay in reply to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's letter (2/3/184) on reinforcing Crete with tanks through Operation TIGER, a fast convoy carrying tanks via Gibraltar, information required for work on Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/186

1949 Nov 2

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay requesting him to insert an amendment in draft of his memoirs. Initialled typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/187

1949 Nov 10

Covering letter from Ismay in reply to Winston Churchill's letter (2/3/186) and note with comments on vol 3, book 1, chapter 13 of Churchill's memoirs and redraft on reinforcing Crete with tanks through Operation TIGER, a fast convoy carrying tanks via Gibraltar. Typescript carbon 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/188

1949 Nov 10

Letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on FM Sir John Greer Dill's retirement, information required for work on Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/189

1949 Nov 27

Letter from Denis Kelly to Ismay forwarding a note on Appendix to vol 3 of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Signed typescript 3p


ISMAY: 2/3/190

1949 Dec 1

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and note with comments on vol 3, book 2 including reference to friendship between FM Sir John Greer Dill and Gen George Catlett Marshall. Typescript carbon 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/191

1949 Dec 8

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on the question of opening a second front in 1943, information required for work on Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/192

1950 Jan 19

Letter from Ismay to Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall commenting on vol 4, book 1, chapter 3 of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs including Singapore and the bagpipe playing of Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/193

[1950]

Note by Ismay for research for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs on Tolstoy, conference in Moscow, USSR Oct 1944 and travel arrangements. Typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/194

[1940]

Note by Ismay on chapter 17 of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs and brief list of events of Tolstoy, conference in Moscow, USSR, Oct 1944. Typescript 1 p


ISMAY: 2/3/195

[1950]

Note by Ismay on vol 4, book 1, chapters 1-9 of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Typescript 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/196

1950 Jan 23

Letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Ismay thanking him for note (2/3/195) on vol 4, book 1, chapters 1-9 of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs and referring to a visit to Madeira with Churchill. Manuscript 4 pp


ISMAY: 2/3/197

1950 Jan 24

Note by Ismay on vol 4, book 1, chapters 1-21 of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's Memoirs. Typescript carbon 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/198

1950 Jan 24

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay requesting information on book 7, chapter 18 of his memoirs. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/199

1950 Jan 26

Letter from Ismay to Frederick Alexander Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell of Oxford, requesting information for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs on 'Tube Alloys' (code name for the atomic bomb project). Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/200

1950 Jan 26

Letter from Ismay to Sir John Anderson requesting information for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs; minute by Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill of questions; draft note (by Ismay?) of story of 'Tube Alloys' (code name for the atomic bomb project) Dec 1938-Jun 1942. Typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/201

1950 Jan 30

Covering letter from Denis Kelly to Ismay and note by Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on Adm Phillips, his past experience as applied to the Far East and lack of knowledge of Japanese torpedo bombers, information required for work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Typescript 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/202

1950 Jan 30

Covering letter from Denis Kelly to Ismay and note by Winston Churchill on programme for work on his memoirs. Typescript 3p


ISMAY: 2/3/203

1950 Jan 31

Letter from Ismay to Sir Ivone Kirkpatrick thanking him for some information required for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/204

1950 Jan 31

Letter from Ismay to Denis Kelly, forwarding letter from Sir Ivone Kirkpatrick containing information required for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/205

1950 Feb 8

Letter from Sir John Anderson to Ismay thanking him for a letter (2/3/200) providing information required for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs on 'Tube Alloys' (code name for the atomic bomb project). Manuscript, 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/206

1950 Mar 1

Letter from Ismay to Sir John Anderson thanking him for his letter and draft (2/3/205) notes required for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs on 'Tube Alloys' (code name for the atomic bomb project).. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/207

1950 Mar 13-18

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and note with redraft of page 3, vol 4, book 1, chapter 21 on second visit to Washington DC, USA and on 'Tube Alloys' (code name for the atomic bomb project), giving progress up to Jun 1942. Typescript carbon 4pp


ISMAY: 2/3/208

1950 Mar 18

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay thanking him for forwarding note (2/3/207) on his memoirs. Signed typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/209

1950 Mar 23

Note by Ismay for work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs on second visit to Washington, on review by Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill of US troops training at Fort Jackson and with a reference to Sawyers. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/210

[1950]

Note by Ismay on vol 4, book 1, chapter 16 of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs referring to FM Sir Claude Auchinleck. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/211

1950 Apr 5

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and note on vol 6, book 2, chapters 3-4 of Churchill's memoirs including reference to Gen George Catlett Marshall and Operation TORCH, Allied invasion of North West Africa, 1942. Typescript carbon 4pp


ISMAY: 2/3/212

1950 Mar 14

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay thanking him for comments on his memoirs. Typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/213

1950 May 17

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay on programme of work on his memoirs. Typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/214

1950 May 17

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill with further information required for Churchill's memoirs on SEXTANT conference held at Cairo, Egypt and Teheran, Persia including reference to US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and BUCANEER, a planned operation (not carried out) against Nicobar and Andamans Islands, 1943, and amphibious operation in the Far East for Chinese Generalissimo Chiang Kai Shek. Typescript carbon 2p


ISMAY: 2/3/215

1950 May 17

Letter from Ismay to Cdre G R G Allen with comments regarding work for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/216

1950 Jun 6

Letter from Denis Kelly to Ismay on methods of work for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Signed typescript 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/217

1950 Jun 10

Letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Ismay forwarding a document for comment with regard to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Manuscript 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/218

1950 Jun 3

Letter from Ismay in reply to Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall's letter (2/3/217). Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/219

1950 Jun 20

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and note with comments on vol 5, book 1 of Churchill's memoirs including references to Maj Gen Orde Charles Wingate, conditions essential to Operation OVERLORD, Allied invasion of Europe, 1944; separation of Far East command from India and AF Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma's appointment as Commander-in-Chief of the newly created South east Asia Command; QUADRANT, the Washington DC, USA conference, Aug 1944 and doubts as to Cairo, Egypt's suitability as a conference centre. Typescript carbon 12pp


ISMAY: 2/3/220

1950 Jul 21

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and note with comments on vol 5, book 1 of his memoirs including a redraft of the prelude to Moscow, USSR foreign ministers' conference. Typescript carbon 7pp


ISMAY: 2/3/221

1950 Jul 21

Letter from Ismay regarding vol 5, book 1 of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs to Churchill, Denis Kelly and Miss M E Green as at 2/3/220 annotated and endorsed by Churchill and Kelly. Manuscript and typescript 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/222

1950 Jul 22

Telegram from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay thanking him for comments on draft of his memoirs. 1p


ISMAY: 2/2/223

1950 Jul 22

Telegram from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay thanking him for comments on draft of his memoirs. 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/224

[1950]

Note by Ismay with comments on vol 4, book 2 of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs with reference to Casablanca conference, Jan 1943. Typescript carbon 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/225

1942 Aug 7-8, 1950 Aug 17

Letter from Ismay to F W Deakin relating to work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs with comments on FM Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis' appointment and division of the Middle East command. With telegrams between Churchill, Prime Minister, and Rt Hon Clement Richard Attlee, deputy Prime Minister, on the replacement of FM Sir Claude Auchinleck by FM Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis. Copy typescript carbon and typescript, 4pp


ISMAY: 2/3/226

1950 Aug 18

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and information for use in Churchill's memoirs on discussions leading to agreement for Operation TORCH, Allied invasion of North West Africa 22 Jul 1942, abandonment of Operation SLEDGEHAMMER, 1942 plan for invasion of France in Cherbourg area and adoption of Operation GYMNAST, Allied occupation of French North Africa, 1941. Typescript carbon. 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/227

1950 Aug 23

Letter from F W Deakin to Ismay thanking him for his letter (2/3/225) relating to work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs regarding FM Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis' appointment. Signed typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/228

1950 Sep 26

Letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Ismay on plan of work and confusion with vol 4 of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs, and on the enlistment of ACM Sir Guy Garrod. Manuscript 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/229

1950 Sep 29

Letter from Ismay in reply to Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall's letter (2/3/228) concerning plan of work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/230

1950 Oct 19

Note by Ismay for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs on events 1944 Jun 2-5, prelude to Operation OVERLORD, Allied invasion of Europe, 1944 visit to US Gen Dwight D Eisenhower's Headquarters near Southampton, Hampshire; an account of South African Prime Minister FM Rt Hon Jan Christian Smuts on Vereeniging, South Africa and on visits of Sir Anthony Eden and French Gen Charles de Gaulle. Typescript carbon 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/231

1950 Nov 2

Letter from Denis Kelly to Ismay requesting information for work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs on preparations for Operation OVERLORD, Allied invasion of France, 1944. Signed typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/232

1950 Nov 7

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay on vol 5 and plan of work for his memoirs. Typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/233

1950 Nov 7

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and note with comments on vol 5, book 1 of Churchill's memoirs including reference to Maj Gen Orde Charles Wingate's clothing on the HMS QUEEN MARY; liaison officers with Gen Douglas MacArthur, Lt Gen Herbert Lumsden and his death, Lt Gen Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart with Chiang Kai Shek giving Gen Charles de Gaulle's war history. Typescript carbon 8pp


ISMAY: 2/3/234

1950 Nov 10

Note by Miss M E Green for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs on the conference before Operation OVERLORD, Allied invasion of France, 1944 at St Paul's school and King George VI's letters to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Prime Minister, on taking part in D Day. Typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/235

1950 Nov 13

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay thanking him for comments on draft of his memoirs. Initialled typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/236

1950 Nov 14

Letter from Ismay in reply to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's letter (2/3/235) regarding his memoirs. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/237

1950 Nov 19

Letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall on progress of work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill 's memoirs. Manuscript 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/238

1950 Nov 23

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and forwarding information required for Churchill's memoirs on pre-D Day events including the conference at St Paul's School Apr 7 and May 15 1944, talk with FM Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein and Hindhead and its misreporting in Alan McCrae Moorhead's Montgomery. A biography (Hamish Hamilton, London, 1946). Typescript carbon 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/239

1950 Dec 7

Letter from Sir Norman Craven Brook, Cabinet Office, to Ismay relating to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs, referring to 2/3/234 and forwarding King George VI's letters to Churchill and confirming restrictions on access to the Churchill papers. Signed typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/240

1950 Dec 11

Letter from Ismay to Sir Norman Craven Brook, Cabinet Office, in reply to his letter (2/3/239) relating to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs and concerning King George VI's letters to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill. Typescript carbon. 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/241

1950 Dec 11

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill regarding King George VI's letters to him and access to the Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill papers for research for memoirs. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/242

1942 Jul 6

Papers used for research for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs relating to the Dieppe Raid, Allied attack on Dieppe, France, 1942, consisting of extract from Chiefs of Staff (42) 64th meeting, AF Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Chief Commanding Officer, at the time of the postponement of Operation RUTTER (the original name for Operation JUBILEE the Dieppe raid plan). Copy typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/243

1942 Aug 17-18

Papers used for research for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs, relating to the Dieppe Raid, Allied attack on Dieppe France, 1942 consisting of exchange of telegrams between Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and Ismay on Operation JUBILEE, the Dieppe raid. Copy Typescript 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/244

1942 Dec 21

Papers used for research for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs, relating to the Dieppe Raid, Allied attack on Dieppe France, 1942, consisting of Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay enquiring into details of the Dieppe operation. Typescript carbon 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/245

1942 Dec 23

Papers used for research for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs relating to the Dieppe Raid, Allied attack on Dieppe France, 1942, consisting of Extract from Chiefs of Staff (42) 353rd meeting on withholding of advance information of raid and explanation by AF Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma. Copy Typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/246

1942 Dec 29

Papers used for research for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs relating to the Dieppe Raid, Allied attack on Dieppe France, 1942, consisting of letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Prime Minister, replying to 2/3/244 with annotation by Churchill as to enemy strength. Copy typescript carbon 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/247

1950 Mar 20

Papers used for research for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs relating to the Dieppe Raid, Allied attack on Dieppe France, 1942,, consisting of covering letter from Churchill to Ismay and letter to Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall concerning the raid. Typescript 6pp


ISMAY: 2/3/248

1950 Mar 22

Papers used for research for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs, relating to the Dieppe Raid, Allied attack on Dieppe France, 1942, consisting of letter from Ismay to Winston Churchill in reply to his letter (2/3/247) and giving his general impression of the operation. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/249

1950 May 10

Papers used for research for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs relating to the Dieppe Raid, Allied attack on Dieppe France, 1942 consisting of letter from Cdre G R G Allen to Ismay concerning the raid. Signed typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/250

1950 Jul 15

Papers used for research for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs relating to the Dieppe Raid, Allied attack on Dieppe France, 1942 consisting of letter from Cdre G R G Allen to Ismay with further comments on the raid. Manuscript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/251

1950 Jul 21

Papers used for research for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs relating to the Dieppe Raid, Allied attack on Dieppe France, 1942 consisting of covering letter from Ismay to Cdre G R G Allen suggesting how to handle the raid in Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs; draft of the story in vol 4, book 2, chapter 6 and incorporating documents (2/3/242-246). Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/252

1950 Aug 2

Papers used for research for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs relating to the Dieppe Raid, Allied attack on Dieppe France, 1942 consisting of letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay on the raid and referring to AF Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma's speech in Canada, and requesting further information. Initialled typescript 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/253

1950 Aug 9

Papers used for research for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs relating to the Dieppe Raid, Allied attack on Dieppe France, 1942 consisting of letter from Ismay to Sir Norman Craven Brook, Cabinet Office requesting authorisation for access by Miss M E Green and himself to the Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill papers in the Cabinet Office, queried as a result of enquiry for Dieppe raid papers. Typescript carbon. 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/254

1950 Aug 9

Papers used for research for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs relating to the Dieppe Raid, Allied attack on Dieppe France, 1942 consisting of letter from Ismay to AF Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma requesting information of the raid's revival after it had been abandoned. Typescript carbon 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/255

1950 Aug 11

Papers used for research for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs relating to the Dieppe Raid, Allied attack on Dieppe France, 1942 consisting of covering letter from Alexander Johnston, Deputy Secretary Cabinet Office, to Ismay and authorisations for Ismay and Miss M E Green to consult Cabinet Papers 1939-1945. Signed typescript 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/256

1950 Aug 11

Papers used for research for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs relating to the Dieppe Raid, Allied attack on Dieppe France, 1942 consisting of Letter from AF Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, to Ismay in reply to his letter (2/3/45). Signed typescript 1 p


ISMAY: 2/3/257

1950 Aug 14

Papers used for research for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs relating to the Dieppe Raid, Allied attack on Dieppe France, 1942 consisting of letter from Ismay to Alexander Johnson, Deputy Secretary Cabinet Office, thanking him for authorisation to view Cabinet Papers. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/258

1950 Aug 14

Papers used for research for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs relating to the Dieppe Raid, Allied attack on Dieppe France, 1942 consisting of letter from Ismay to Churchill with an interim reply. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/259

1950 Aug 16

Papers used for research for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs relating to the Dieppe Raid, Allied attack on Dieppe France, 1942 consisting of letter from Sir Norman Craven Brook, Cabinet Office, regarding authorisation to view Cabinet Papers. Manuscript 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/260

1950 Aug 17-29

Papers used for research for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs relating to the Dieppe Raid, Allied attack on Dieppe France, 1942 consisting of covering letter from AF Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma and note with replies to questions about the raid. With letter from Maj Gen G E Wildman-Lushington, Combined Operations Headquarters to Mountbatten about the raid; Letter from Adm 'Jock' Hughes Hallett to Mountbatten about the raid. Typescript 17pp


ISMAY: 2/3/261

1950 Sep 5

Papers used for research for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs relating to the Dieppe Raid, Allied attack on Dieppe France, 1942 consisting of Letter from AF Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, about the raid; proposed redraft of the Dieppe raid passage for Churchill's memoirs and note by Mountbatten; note by Winston Churchill of the original draft on the Dieppe raid marked with Mountbatten's amendments in accordance with those contained in his note. Signed typescript, 9pp


ISMAY: 2/3/262

1950 Sep 8

Papers used for research for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs relating to the Dieppe Raid, Allied attack on Dieppe France, 1942 consisting of covering letter from Jane Portal, Chartwell, to Ismay and a note from Churchill to Ismay; note from Churchill to AF Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten thanking him for his notes on the Dieppe raid. Signed typescript 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/263

1951 Jan 3

Letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall, Marrakech, Morocco to Ismay reporting on progress on work for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. With note by Cdre G R G Allen concerning preparations for Operation OVERLORD, Allied invasion of France, 1944; the Teheran, Persia conference, 1944 and Operation ANVIL, (original code name for) Allied landings in South of France, Aug 1944. Signed typescript, 11pp


ISMAY: 2/3/264

1951 Jan 4-8

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and note of comments on vol 5, books 1-2 of Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon 17pp


ISMAY: 2/3/265

1951 Jan 10

Letter from Ismay to Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall thanking him for his letter (2/3/263) regarding work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs and expressing his own views on Operation ANVIL, (original code name for Allied landings in South of France, Aug 1944). Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/266

1951 Jan 11

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay thanking him for his letter and comments (2/3/264) on vol 5, books 1-2 of his memoirs. Typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/267

1951 Jan 11

Extract from a letter from Frederick Alexander Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell of Oxford, to Ismay suggesting caution in the account in Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs of the Teheran, Persia conference as regards future treatment of Germany, and regarding French Gen Charles de Gaulle. Copy typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/268

1951 Jan 14

Letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Ismay on progress of work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Manuscript 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/269

1951 Feb 13

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and note on zones of occupation in Germany Jun 1943-Sep 1944 together with a proposed draft of work for Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon 6pp


ISMAY: 2/3/270

1941 Mar 6

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay, Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall, Cdre G R G Allen, F W Deakin and Denis Kelly requesting information for Churchill's memoirs. Typescript 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/271

1951 Jan 19 Mar 22

Covering letter from AF Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, to Ismay regarding information required for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs and forwarding a letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Ismay (2/3/271) referring to BUCANEER, a plan for an operation (not carried out) against the Nicobar and Andamans Islands, Bay of Bengal; covering letter from Mountbatten to Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall and letter from him to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill relating to BUCANEER and quoting Maj Gen Orde Charles Wingate's opinion. Signed typescript 6pp


ISMAY: 2/3/272

1951 Mar 30

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill regarding information required for his memoirs and forwarding note with comments on discussions with US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt at conference at Cairo, Egypt, Aug 1944 on BUCANEER a plan for an operation (not carried out) against the Nicobar and Andamans Islands, Bay of Bengal. Typescript carbon 4pp


ISMAY: 2/3/273

1951 Apr 1

Note by Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay, Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall, Cdre G R G Allen, F W Deakin and Denis Kelly on method of work on his memoirs. Annotated by Ismay, typescript carbon, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/274

1951 Apr 2

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay thanking him for his comments on work on his memoirs. Initialled typescript, 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/275

1951 Apr 27

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay, Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall and Denis Kelly regharding work on his memoirs specifically concerning AF Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, and BUCANEER, a plan for an operation (not carried out) against the Nicobar and Andamans Islands, Bay of Bengal. Typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/276

1951 May 1

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay on plan of work for his memoirs. Initialled typescript 2 pp


ISMAY: 2/3/277

1951 May 2

Letter from Denis Kelly to the S[yndicate] requesting a meeting to discuss work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs and a list of topics for research 1944-1945. Typescript 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/278

1951 May 23

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and note with comments on vol 6, book 1 of his memoirs including discussion of German views as to the location of D-Day invasion and deception plans and Col John H Bevan, and on Gen Mark Wayne Clark's opposition to Operation ANVIL, (the original name for) Allied landings in South of France, Aug 1944 given in Mark Wayne Clark's Calculated risk (Harper & Bros., New York, 1950). Typescript carbon 5pp


ISMAY: 2/3/279

1951 May 29

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay requesting information for vol 6 of his memoirs. Initialled typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/280

1951 Jun 5

Letter from Ismay to Maj Gen L O Lyne requesting information for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs on the conference at Potsdam, Germany Jul 1945. Typescript carbon


ISMAY: 2/3/281

1951 Jun 7

Letter from Maj Gen L O Lyne to Ismay providing information for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs on conference at Potsdam, Germany, Jul 1945 victory parade and mentioning his own 'Short history of the 7 Armoured Division' [unpublished?]. Signed typescript 2 pp


ISMAY: 2/3/282

1951 Jun 12

Letter from Winston Churchill to Ismay thanking him for comments on work on his memoirs. Initialled typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/283

1951 Jun 20

Letter from Ismay to Gen L O Lyne thanking him for his letter (2/3/281) regarding the conference at Potsdam, Germany, Jul 1945 providing information required for Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/284

1951 Jun 29

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and note with comments on vol 6, book 2, chapter 20 of Churchill's memoirs referring to conference at Potsdam, Germany, Jul 1945 and villa at Babelsberg, Germany. Typescript carbon 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/285

1951 Jul 3

Letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Ismay on methods of work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Manuscript 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/286

1951 Jul 13

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay and note of comments on vol 5, book 1 of Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/287

1951 Jul 16

Letter from Winston Churchill to Ismay thanking him for sending comments on work on his memoirs. Typescript 1 p


ISMAY: 2/3/288

1951 Jul 18

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and note with comments on vol 5, book 2 of Churchill's memoirs referring to Stalin's support for Operation ANVIL, (original name for) Allied landings in the South of France, Aug 1944 and the tug of war between Operation ANVIL and Operation OVERLORD, Allied invasion of France, Jun 1944. Typescript carbon 5pp


ISMAY: 2/3/289

1941 Jul 23

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay thanking him for sending comments on vol 5, book 2 of Churchill's memoirs. Typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/290

1951 Jul 24

Letter from Ismay to Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall forwarding a copy of note (2/3/288) with comments on vol 5, book 2 of Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/291

1951 Jul 26

Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall in reply to Ismay's letter (2/3/290) and on methods of work on Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs. Manuscript 2pp


ISMAY: 2/3/292

1951 Aug 18

Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Sir Norman Craven Brook, Cabinet Office, requesting comments on text of his memoirs. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/293

1951 Sep 11

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and note with comments on vol 5, book 1, chapter 1 of Churchill's memoirs referring to comparison of AF William D Leahy's position with his own. Typescript carbon 4pp


ISMAY: 2/3/294

1951 Sep 12

Covering letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and note with comments on vol 5, book 2 of Churchill's memoirs referring to FM Bernard Law, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein and Hindhead. Typescript carbon 5pp


ISMAY: 2/3/295

1951 Sep 13

Telegram from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay thanking him for comments on vol 5, book 2 of his memoirs. Typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/296

[1951]

Note by Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on vol 6 of his memoirs referring to Malta; Yalta, USSR; Athens, Greece; Alexandria, Egypt. Corrected and annotated by Denis Kelly. Typescript carbon 15 pp


ISMAY: 2/3/297

1951 Sep 20

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay, Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall, Cdre G R G Allen, F W Deakin and Denis Kelly on plan of work on his memoirs in the event of a Conservative Party general election victory, 1951. Typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/298

1951 Aug 22-Sep 20

Covering letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Pownall to Ismay and comments on the chapter in Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs on Operation ANVIL, (original name for Allied landings in the South of France, Aug 1944) by Sir Norman Craven Brook and on plan of work for memoirs. Manuscript and typescript, 3pp


ISMAY: 2/3/300

1952 Nov 15

Letter from Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay forwarding proofs of memoirs for comment. Initialled Typescript 1 p


ISMAY: 2/3/301

1956 Jan 9

Letter from Ismay to Rt Hon Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill referring to his own review of vol 6 of Churchill's memoirs for World books and the problems faced by North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) in 1956. Typescript carbon 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/302

1956 Feb 6

Rt Hon Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill to Ismay thanking him for his letter (2/3/300) regarding Ismay's review of vol 6 of his memoirs. Initialled typescript 1p


ISMAY: 2/3/303

1956 Jan

Article by Ismay, reviewing vol 6 of Rt Hon Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill's memoirs, published in Broadsheet, the bulletin of World Books. Printed 2pp (2 copies)


ISMAY: 2/4 Publishers galley proofs for the memoirs of Rt Hon Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill


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