Official: Prime Minister: Personal Telegrams.

Reference code: CHAR 20/107

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Date: 1943

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CHAR 20/107/1 Folder marked "Mar 1943 Prime Minister's Personal Telegram Serial No. T201/3-T300/3). Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/2 Telegram from Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru (New Delhi) to WSC informing him that a resolution was passed today in India which called for the immediate and unconditional release of Mahatma Gandhi and urging him to take action (T200A/3). 20 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/3 Same as CHAR 20/97B/199 (T201/3). 21 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/4 Telegram from WSC to Richard Casey (Secretary of State, Middle East) stating that he is relying on him to conclude the business with Admiral Rene Godefroy [Commander of the French Fleet in the Eastern Mediterranean] and that if cutting the pay is not sufficient then they will have to resort to cutting supplies (T202/3). 21 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/5 Telegram from WSC to Lord Linlithgow [earlier Victor Hope and Lord Hopetown] (Viceroy of India) stating that it is a comfort to him to know that as the climax of the Gandhi episode approaches that he can rely on his constancy (T203/3). 21 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/6 Telegram from WSC to Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood, later Lord Irwin] British Ambassador in the United States] asking him to make it clear to Cordell Hull [Secretary of State for the United States] that the British Government will not alter their course regarding Gandhi and that intervention by the United States would cause great embarrassment (T204/3). 21 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/7 Same as CHAR 20/97B/189 (T205/3). 22 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/8-9 Telegram from Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood, later Lord Irwin British Ambassador in the United States] informing him that he has spoken to Sumner Welles [Under Secretary of State of the United States] regarding the situation in India and that he has spoken to President Roosevelt who has stated that he will merely comment on the situation after his death (T206/3). 22 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/10 Telegram from Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood, later Lord Irwin, British Ambassador in the United States] to WSC informing him that Colonel Gerald Wilkinson, who was with General Douglas MacArthur [Commander in Chief Philippines, United States Army] in Corregidor [Philippines] has arrived in England and suggesting that he should see him (T207/3). 22 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/11 Telegram from General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Commander in Chief North African Theatre of Operations] to WSC sending his best wishes for a speedy recovery and stating that he has had a very anxious few days T208/3. 23 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/12 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Commander in Chief North African Theatre of Operations] stating that he is still suffering from fever and asking him to supply him with information regarding United States casualties T209/3. 23 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/13 Telegram from Leo Amery (Secretary of State for India) to Lord Linlithgow [earlier Victor Hope and Lord Hopetown] (Viceroy of India) asking him to pass on a message to Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru from WSC which states that the British Government is not going to release Mahatma Gandhi and that it is the government's first duty to defend India from invasion and stating that WSC would like his reply to be given full publicity T210/3. 23 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/14 Telegram from Richard Casey (Minister of State, Middle East) to WSC informing him that he is spending a vast amount of time on this business [Godefroy episode] and that he has only just secured a visit from a Senior French Naval Officer (T211/3). 23 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/15 Telegram from WSC to L G A (Middle East) asking him to tell them that they are unloading history (T212/3). 24 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/16 Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin stating that he has not been able to reply sooner due to ill health and adding that the in Tunisia the enemy will soon be overpowered (T213/3). 25 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/17 Telegram from WSC to Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] stating that he sees no reason why Flandrin should not be given a small post Annotated: "Not Despatched" (T214/3). 24 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/18-19 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis] Deputy Commander in Chief North African Theatre of Operations] stating that he has not yet been convinced of General Sir Kenneth Anderson's [General Officer Commanding the 1st Army] competency since his lack of judgement with the 1st Army last Christmas and that he is awaiting his report on this individual T215/3. 24 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/20 Telegram from WSC to Lord Linlithgow [earlier Victor Hope and Lord Hopetown] (Viceroy of India) stating that he is very suspicious as to the legitimacy of Gandhi's fast and adding that it would be useful if a fraud could be exposed T216/3. 25 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/21 Telegram from WSC to Harry Hopkins [Special Advisor and Assistant to the President of the United States] stating that Gandhi appears to be improving and that he is glad that he did not get drawn in and that he believes that the battle in Tunis is improving and thanking him for settling the target date for June (T217/3). 24 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/22 Telegram from Harry Hopkins [Special Advisor and Assistant to the President of the United States] to WSC stating that he has made some enquiries regarding tube alloys and that it would be helpful if General Sir Kenneth Arthur Noel Anderson [General Officer Commanding the First Army] would send him a full memorandum explaining what he sees to be the cause of the misunderstanding Copy (T218/3). 24 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/23 Telegram from Richard Casey (Minister of State, Middle East) to WSC informing him that Admiral Misoffe (Chief of Staff to Admiral Michelier) has arrived with an order from Admiral Michelier [Senior French Admiral at Liberty] that [Admiral Godefroy] is to submit to the French North African Naval Command or to resign his position and that he is intending on spending the next few days in Alexandria in contact with Admiral Rene Godefroy [Commander of the French Fleet in the Eastern Mediterranean] (T219/3). 24 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/24 Telegram from General Douglas MacArthur [Commander in Chief Philippines, United States Army] to WSC thanking him for his message and stating that he is proud to report that the forces of the Empire have worked with complete unity with those of the United States and asking him to visit them, believing that this would have a "magical" effect (T220/2). 24 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/25 Telegram from John Curtin (Prime Minister of Australia) to WSC stating that further efforts should be made to establish personal collaboration between their two countries but adding that he is at present unable to leave Australia and suggesting that Dr Evatt [Attorney General and Minister for External Affairs], who has already represented Australia, should visit Britain Copy (T221/3). 24 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/26 Telegram from Lord Linlithgow [earlier Victor Hope and Lord Hopetown] (Viceroy of India) to WSC stating that although he believes that Gandhi will survive the 21 days he understands that regardless of the events, they must not give way T222/3. 25 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/27 Telegram from Nahas Pasha [Prime Minister of Egypt] to WSC thanking him for his message (T223/3). 25 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/28 Telegram from WSC to General Dwight Eisenhower [Commander in Chief of North African Theatre of Operations] thanking him for his message and stating that he was sure that the Kasserine battle [Tunisia] would be successful in the end (T224/3). 25 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/29 Telegram from WSC to John Curtin [Prime Minister of Australia] stating that he understands why he cannot leave Australia at the moment and that he will be delighted to see Dr Herbert Evatt [Attorney General and Minister for External Affairs, Australia] again (T225/3). 26 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/30 Telegram from John Curtin [Prime Minister of Australia] to WSC wishing him a speedy recovery (T226/3). 25 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/31 Telegram from WSC to Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] asking him to report all the events to him before commenting on the possibility of [Pierre] Flandin being offered a position (T227/3). 26 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/32 Telegram from WSC to General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] stating that he does not believe that Gandhi is serious in his threat to fast (T228/3). 26 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/33 Same as CHAR 20/97B/207 (T229/3). 26 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/34 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Henry Wilson (Commander in Chief Middle East) stating that he is relying on him in this matter and that arrangements can be made to have additional assistance but that there is no question in him having a substitution and that he thought that he would be keen to do it T230/3. 26 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/35 Telegram from General Dwight Eisenhower [Commander in Chief of North African Theatre of Operations] to WSC stating that arrangements should be made, as soon as possible, for the administration of the occupied territory and is asking him for some policy guidelines (T231/2). 26 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/36 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt wishing him a speedy recovery (T232/3). 27 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/37-39 Telegram from WSC to Harry Hopkins [Special Advisor and Assistant to the President of the United States] stating: that he is sending him a memorandum summarising the relations between the United States and Britain on the S-1, tube alloys project; that there is no possibility of a breech of the agreement and that all the information given has been kept in confidence; that the suggestion of a formal agreement was more concerned with joint control and post war arrangements; that he understood during his talk with President Roosevelt in Hyde Park in 1942, that the results would be shared as equal partners and is asking him to review this policy (T233/3). 27 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/40-45 Telegram from WSC to Harry Hopkins [Special Advisor and Assistant to President Roosevelt] summarising the history of the Anglo American relations on the tube alloys project and adding that the new United States policy has limited the interchange of technical information (T234/3). 27 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/46 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Bernard Montgomery (General Officer Commanding the Eighth Army) asking him for information about the Tenth Corps and whether he has given back any of its transport T235/3. 27 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/47 Telegram from General Sir Henry Wilson [Commander in Chief Middle East] to WSC stating that he is not shirking his responsibilities but that he would appreciate a Corp Commander with a small staff to assist him T236/3. 27 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/48 Telegram from WSC to Lord Linlithgow [earlier Victor Hope and Lord Hopetown] (Viceroy of India) stating that it looks as if Gandhi will survive his fast and that he is pleased with his handling of the matter T237/3. 28 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/49 Telegram from Lord Linlithgow [earlier Victor Hope and Lord Hopetown] (Viceroy of India) to WSC stating that he is in no doubt that the reports of Gandhi's physical condition have been embellished to gain public sympathy T238/3. 27 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/50 Telegram from General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Commander in Chief North African Theatre of Operations] to WSC informing him that approximately 3,000 United States troops were killed, wounded or are missing (T239/3). 27 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/51 Telegram from General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Commander in Chief North African Theatre of Operations] stating that the United States need teaching and the French need more arms and that he is taking action on this and informing him that the real fault has been a lack of policy from above, but adding that he does not think that Sir Kenneth Anderson [General Officer Commanding the First Army] is the right man for the job and that the victory in North Africa will not be immediate T240/3. 27 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/52 Telegram from Harold Macmillan (Minister Resident in Algiers) to WSC stating that he is delighted that his health is improving (T241/3). 26 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/53 Telegram from WSC to John Curtin [Prime Minister of Australia] thanking him for his message and stating that his health has greatly improved (T242/3). 27 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/54 Telegram from General Sir Bernard Montgomery [General Officer Commanding the Eighth Army] to WSC informing him that the Tenth Corps has had all its transport returned and that he is taking measures to fight Rommel in his present position T243/3. 28 Feb 1943
CHAR 20/107/55 Telegram from WSC to Leger asking him to visit Algiers (T244/3). 01 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/56 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Bernard Montgomery (General Officer Commanding the Eighth Army) wishing him luck and advising that he should only tell his most trusted commanders the bare essentials T245/3. 01 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/57 Telegram from WSC to General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] congratulating him on his recovery and welcoming his opinion regarding Tunisia, stating that the Soviet Union is getting all the press and that this should not be allowed to continue T246/3. 01 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/58 Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin informing him that 700 tons of bombs was dropped on Berlin last night by the RAF and that out of 302 bombers, 19 were lost Initialled (T247/3). 02 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/59 Telegram from Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] to WSC informing him that he has spoken to Richard Casey [Minister of State, Middle East] regarding his plans for Force X and that the benefits are: that it does not involve awkward political commitment; that it will not injure their relations with Michelier [Senior French Admiral at Liberty] ; that it will increase authority of the French Naval Department over Admiral Rene Godefroy Commander of the French Fleet in the Eastern Mediterranean (T248/3). 01 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/60 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt stating that he agrees with his idea for a third Soviet Protocol and that he nominates Colonel John Llewellin as his representative. (T249/3). 02 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/61 Telegram from John Curtin [Prime Minister of Australia] to WSC thanking him for the measures that were taken to ensure that the 9th Division arrived safely back in Australia (T250/3). 01 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/62 Telegram from Marshal Stalin to WSC informing him that activity has started between the Turkish and Soviet Union Ambassadors to improve Turkish Soviet relations T251/3. 02 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/63 Telegram from Dr Herbert Evatt [Attorney General and Minister for External Affairs, Australia] to WSC informing him that an announcement to the Spitfire Squadrons arrangements is due to be made Copy T252/3. 03 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/64 Telegram from Marshal Stalin to WSC congratulating the RAF on their successful raid on Berlin and stating that he is sorry that the Soviet Air Force cannot assist in the bombing of Berlin as it is occupied against the Germans at the front (T253/3). 03 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/65 Telegram from John Curtin [Prime Minister of Australia] to WSC informing him that he is contacting the Dominions Office concerning a press release regarding the presence of the Spitfire Squadrons in Australia and adding that in their first encounter with Japan they shot down six out of the fifteen enemy raids (T254/3). 03 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/66 Telegram from WSC to Dr Herbert Evatt [Attorney General and Minister for External Affairs, Australia] informing him that he has telegraphed John Curtin [Prime Minister of Australia] with a draft of his reply Copy T255/3. 04 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/67 Telegram from WSC to John Curtin [Prime Minister of Australia] containing a draft of his reply to his telegram regarding the Spitfire Squadron wishing them continued success (T256/3). 04 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/68-69 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt containing the draft of a joint telegram from them to Marshal Stalin informing him that despite the delaying North Africa, plans are being made for Husky [Capture of Sicily] and that plans are being made for operations in Crete, the Dodecanese and Greece and informing him of the position in North Africa, the progress of the bomber offensive and the plan to attack across the channel (T257/3). 04 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/70 Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin informing him about the success the previous evening's raid on Hamburg (T258/3). 04 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/71 Telegram from WSC to Harold Macmillan (Minister Resident in Algiers) stating that it would be a mistake for him to be timid in the defence of British Interests to the United States (T259/3). 05 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/72 Telegram from WSC to Field Marshal Sir John Dill [Representative of the British Chiefs of Staff in Washington , United States] stating that on no account should he encourage the postponement of the June date for the commencement of Husky [Capture of Sicily] as this would frustrate Bolero [Administrative preparations for main invasion of France] T260/3. 04 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/73 Telegram from Mackenzie King [Canadian Prime Minister] to WSC stating that the Canadian parliament is pleased to learn of the improvement in his health and that the successful results of the allied air forces acts are prophetic of their ultimate victory (T261/3). 04 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/74 Telegram from General Henri Giraud [Civil and Military Head of all French North Africa] to WSC stating that he has received a report which claims that there is a marked change in Admiral Rene Godefroy's mind and that the rallying of the French fleet at Alexandria can be seen as certain as soon as Tunisia is defeated and asking him not to rush a decision but to allow him to conduct the negotiations and for the authorisation of the docking of French ships (T261A/3). 04 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/75 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt congratulating him on their victory in the Pacific Initialled (T262/3). 05 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/76 Telegram from WSC to Chiang Kai Shek [President of China] informing him that he is sending a message to Field Marshal Sir Archibald Wavell [Commander in Chief India] urging him to increase transport and air facilities in India in order that the maximum amount can be sent to China (T263/3). 05 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/77 Telegram from WSC to Field Marshal Sir John Dill [Representative of the British Chiefs of Staff in Washington, United States] ordering him not to disperse the Plough force as this may jeopardise future strategic possibilities T264/3. 05 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/78 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC containing his message to Marshal Stalin which states that he regrets that due to bad weather the operation in North Africa is delayed and assuring him that the United States forces will be able to assist the Soviets in Europe as soon as it is practical (T264/3). 05 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/79 Telegram from Field Marshal Sir John Dill [Representative of the British Chiefs of Staff in Washington, United States] to WSC informing him that despite much opposition it has been agreed by the Chiefs of Staff that the commencement date of Husky [Capture of Sicily] will not be postponed, and suggesting that the Eighth Air Force should replace the Canadian Land Forces (T266/3). 05 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/80 Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin informing him that explosives were dropped on Essen [Germany] last night (T267/3). 06 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/81 Telegram from WSC to John Curtin [Prime Minister of Australia] praising one of the Australian divisions and wishing them future success (T268/3). 06 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/82 Telegram from Field Marshal Sir John Dill [Representative of the British Chiefs of Staff in Washington, United States] to WSC informing him that Plough force will remain intact T269/3. 06 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/83 Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] thanking him for his generous message (T270/3). 06 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/84-87 Telegram from Richard Casey (Minister of State, Middle East) to WSC stating that he is worried by the lack of civil provisions for the Middle East and informing him that their shrinking supplies will not last for long and explaining the courses left open to them and asking him for help (T271/3). 06 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/88 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Commander in Chief North African Theatre of Operations] asking him for information regarding Sedjenane as Boniface [Enigma decypher machine] reports show feelings of frustration T272/3. 07 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/89 Telegram from Marshal Stalin to WSC welcoming the news of his intention to increase the bombings on Germany (T273/3). 06 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/90-91 Telegram from WSC to Field Marshal Sir Archibald Wavell [Commander in Chief India] containing a message to him from Chiang Kai Shek [President of China] and his reply regarding the increase in transport and air facilities in India to enable the maximum export to China and asking him to do his best to achieve this (T274/3). 07 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/92 Telegram from WSC to Field Marshal Sir John Dill [Representative of British Chiefs of Staff in Washington, United States] asking him to tell General George Marshall [Chief of staff, United States Army] that he is grateful [for not dispersing the Plough forces] T275/3. 07 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/93 Telegram from General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Commander in Chief North African Theatre of Operation] to WSC reporting on the fighting at Sedjenane and stating that the progress was slow and that they have suffered heavy casualties, but that they are now in a good tactical position T276/3. 08 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/94-96 Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin stating: that their first task is to clear the Axis powers out of North Africa by April; that they are making plans for operation Husky Capture of Sicily and investigating the possibility for an operation in the Eastern Mediterranean; that the Anglo American attack on Tunis has been delayed due to bad weather; and detailing the number of British troops occupied in action and estimating the number of British and United States troops which will take part in an attack across the Channel (T277/3). 11 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/97 Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin informing him of the codenames for the operations described in Char 20/107/94-96 (T278/3). 11 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/98 Telegram from General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Commander in Chief North African Theatre of Operations] to WSC informing him that Rommel's attack on the Eighth Army was unsuccessful and that the Eighth Army's main attack remains unchanged and describing the details of this planned attack T279/3. 08 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/99 Telegram from General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Commander in Chief North African Theatre of Operations] to WSC informing him that the operation described in CHAR 20/107/98 will be known as Pugilist [Offensive in the Western Desert against the Mareth Line] T280/3. 08 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/100 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Commander in Chief North African Theatre of Operations] stating that it is pointless to try and forecast the dates for Vulcan [Allied operations for capture of Tunisia] until after the results of Pugilist [Offensive in the Western Desert against the Mareth Line] and asking him his opinion on the composition of the infantry battalions stating that he believes that there should be a greater simplification of equipment and increased bayonet strength T281/3. 09 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/101 Same as CHAR 20/97B/210 (T282/3). 09 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/102 Telegram from WSC to Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] thanking him for his letter regarding the personalities in North Africa and informing him that arrangements have been made for its circulation in the Cabinet Copy. Initialled in typescript (T283/3). 09 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/103-104 Telegram from Field Marshal Sir Archibald Wavell [Commander in Chief India] to WSC regarding China's request for an increase in tons and informing him that he has recently had a meeting with Bissell and stating: that they believe that they can cope with this additional load but that they need more airfields; that Bissel has asked for two airfields used by the RAF to be handed over to him; that engineer resources are strained and that construction of additional airfields is impossible and that he is exploring ways of getting round this problem T284/3. 09 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/105 Telegram from WSC to General Dwight Eisenhower [Commander in Chief North African Theatre of Operations, United States Army] asking him to convey his congratulations to the crews of Mitchells (T285/3). 09 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/106 Telegram from WSC to General Henri Giraud [Civil and Military Head of all French North Africa] stating that he is not opposed in principle to the policy he suggests and that he would be glad to see the Admiral [Rene Godefroy] and his fleet subordinated to his authority and suggesting that the pressure of the pay cut should continue for a few more weeks and informing him that he is doing all he can to accelerate the arrival of General Georges Catroux in Algiers (T286/3). 11 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/107 Telegram from WSC to the Prime Minister of Australia [John Curtin] discussing honours for Admiral [Chester] Nimitz [Commander in Chief United States Pacific Fleet] and General [Douglas] MacArthur [Commander in Chief Philippines, United States Army] and the possibility of embarrassment. Typescript. 12 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/108 Telegram from WSC to Peter Fraser [Prime Minister of New Zealand] informing him that he is sending him a copy of the film "Desert Victory" (T288/3). 11 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/109 Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] informing him that he is sending him a copy of the film "Desert Victory] (T289/3). 11 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/110 Telegram from WSC to John Curtin [Prime Minister of Australia] informing him that he is sending him a copy of the film "Desert Victory" (T290/3). 11 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/111 Telegram from WSC to Field Marshal Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] informing him that he is sending him a copy of the film "Desert Victory" (T291/3). 11 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/112 Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin informing him that he is sending him a translated copy of the film "Desert Victory" Copy (T291A/3). 11 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/113-114 Telegram from Richard Casey (Minister of State, Middle East) to WSC informing him that the problem of shipping supplies from North America to the Red Sea is even more critical stating that recent shipments have been well below the minimum required and that they have been asked to obtain provisions for Turkey and detailing the quantities required for the Middle East and stating that unless something can be done there will be starvation and the possible break down of services in the Middle East (T292/3). 13 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/115 Telegram from Anthony Eden (Washington, United States) to WSC informing him that he had a good journey and asking him if he is broadcasting on Sunday (T293/3). 13 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/116 Telegram from WSC to Anthony Eden informing him that he has had to postpone his broadcast until the 21st March and stating that his visit was well received by the press Initialled (T294/3). 13 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/117 Telegram from WSC to Anthony Eden regarding the Franc dollar exchange and stating that it would be better for him to deal with this whilst he is there (T295/3). 13 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/118 Telegram from Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] to WSC informing him that he has sent his message to General Henri Giraud [Civil and Military Head of all French North Africa] and stating that the fish in Alexander harbour [General Rene Godefroy and his fleet] are on the line and that if it is played with patience they should be successfully landed (T295A/3). 13 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/119-120 Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin informing him of last nights bombings on Essen [Germany] and stating that this constant successful bombardment is effecting German morale (T296/3). 13 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/121 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt stating that according to the British Chiefs of Staff there will not be sufficient shipping to implement the campaign in Casablanca and that due to this shipping should not be used for any purpose which will not bring results in 1943 (T297/3). 13 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/122 Telegram from WSC to Anthony Eden informing him that the Chiefs of Staff have asked him to send the enclosed [see CHAR 20/107/121] to President Roosevelt and that he is sending it to him to see if he would like the President to see it before or after the meeting (T298/3). 13 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/123 Telegram from WSC to Richard Casey (Minister of State, Middle East) informing him that he believes that his most important task at the moment is the reception of the Greek King, who is due to arrive on the 16th and the handling of the Greek situation (T299/3). 13 Mar 1943
CHAR 20/107/124 Telegram from WSC to Richard Casey (Minister of State, Middle East) asking him to convey a message to Sukru Saracoglu [Prime Minister of Turkey] informing him that five ships can be made available to transport provisions from Egypt to Turkey and stating that we should resist any suggestion that Britain should provide the crew (T300/3). 13 Mar 1943