Official: War and Air: correspondence mainly from Major Gerald Geiger [Head] of the British Military Mission in Paris [France] to Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] and War Office officials.

Reference code: CHAR 16/75

Part of: CHAR 16
Next record: CHAR 16/76
Previous record: CHAR 16/74

Date: 03 Jan 1921 - 14 Jan 1921

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Also includes notes and minutes between WSC and Sinclair; correspondence from: Sophia Kolchak on her financial situation; Sir Herbert Creedy [Secretary, War Office]; Lieutenant-General Sir Alexander Godley [Military Secretary]; cutting from a French newspaper.

Subjects include: Geiger's impressions of Raiberti [French Minister of War]; arrangements for WSC's visit to Paris; the activities of various Russians in Paris; the role of the Mission; French political changes; Geiger's position and the possibility of him accepting an intelligence position either with Sir Mansfield Cumming [Chief of the Secret Service] or Stewart Menzies; a British decoration for a French officer; Geiger's access to Foreign Office telegrams.

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