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Date: 31 Dec 1942


Telegram from WSC to General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Commander in Chief Middle East] and General Sir Bernard Montgomery [General Officer Commanding the Eighth Army] sending extracts from various recent telegrams regarding Tunisia to give them the full picture and explaining: that General Dwight Eisenhower's [Commander in Chief of North African Theatre of Operations, United States Army] northern flank is much more likely to be more successfully attacked than the southern flank; that the enemy is not mobile; that it might be a great victory for the Desert Army if they were to strike a decisive blow in Tunisia and stating that an Anglo American Staff Conference is to be held in the third week of January in Casablanca [Morocco] and that he will be due to arrive on the 14th January and asking him to meet him there T1/3.