Official: Prime Minister: Personal Telegrams.

Reference code: CHAR 20/112

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Date: 1943

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CHAR 20/112/1 Folder marked "Prime Minister's Personal Telegrams Serial No's T701/3-T800/3". 1943
CHAR 20/112/2 Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] regarding the arrangements for his stay in Washington [United States] and adding that he will be available to see him on the 18th May (T701/3) CHAr 20/112/3 15 May 1943 Telegram from Mackenzie King (Prime Minister of Canada) to WSC regarding the arrangements made for his visit to Washiington [United States] stating that he will be free on the afternoon and the evening of the 18th May to disuss matters with him Copy (T701A/3). 14 May 1943
CHAR 20/112/4 Telegram from Sukru Saracoglu (Prime Minister of Turkey) to WSC stating that he has informed the President of Turkey of the details of his recent message regarding the transportation of supplies and that the President has asked him to convey his appreciation for their help and confirming the strenght of their friendship Annotated (T702/3). 14 May 1943
CHAR 20/112/5-7 Telegram from Peter Fraser (Prime Minister of New Zealand) to WSC (Washington, United States) informing him that New Zealand that is unable to supply the growing demand for her troops and asking him to discuss with the President Roosevelt where they feel that their forces would be of most use adding that he is worried by the growing need for supplies and his concern that not enough is being done in essential industries (T703/3). 17 May 1943
CHAR 20/112/8 Telegram from WSC to Peter Fraser (Prime Minister of New Zealand) marked "Most Secret and Personal" informing him that both he and President Roosevelt feel that the New Zealand Division should remain in both theatre's of action adding that the training of the Second Division will act as a relief as they will only be required at the end of the year Annotated (T704/3). 17 May 1943
CHAR 20/112/9 Telegram from General Henri Giraud [Civil and Military Head of all French North Africa] to WSC thanking him for his message of congratulations (T705/3). 17 May 1943
CHAR 20/112/10 Telegram from WSC to General Dwight Eisenhower [Commander in Chief North African Theatre of Operations, United States Army] marked "Most Secret and Personal" informing him that he proposes to arrive in Gibraltar on Thursday the 27th May and asking him to make the arrangements for his visit Annotated (T706/3). 21 May 1943
CHAR 20/112/11 Telegram from WSC to Admiral Cunningham [Commander in Chief Mediterranean] marked "Most Secret and Personal" asking him if he can stay with him during his visit Annotated (T707/3). 21 May 1943
CHAR 20/112/12 Telegram from Peter Fraser (Prime Minister of New Zealand) to WSC marked "Most Secret and Personal" informing him that his Parliament has agreed to the retention of the Second New Zealand Division in the Mediterranean theatre and informing him that arrangements are being made to carry out the relief scheme Annotated (T708/3). 22 May 1943
CHAR 20/112/13 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 looking forward to seeing him and his troops T709/3. 21 May 1943
CHAR 20/112/14 Telegram from WSC to General Jan Smuts (Prime Minister of South Africa) sending him birthday wishes Annotated (T710/3). 22 May 1943
CHAR 20/112/15 Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King (Prime Minister of Canada) thanking him for their assistance in the war effort highlighted recently by the passing of the Canadian Mutual Aid Bill (T711/3). 23 May 1943
CHAR 20/112/16 Telegram from Admiral Cunningham [Commander in Chief Mediterranean] to WSC stating that he shall have the greatest pleasure in doing so Copy (T712/3). 22 May 1943
CHAR 20/112/17 Telegram from WSC to Lord Gort [Governor of Gibraltar] marked "Most Secret and Personal" informing him of the details of his arrival in Gibraltar on 27th May and listing those who will be accompanying him (T713/3). 25 May 1943
CHAR 20/112/18 Telegram from WSC to Genneral Dwight Eisenhower [Commander in Chief of the North African Theatre of Operations informing him that he intends to arrive in Algiers on 27th May and describing the arrangements for his visit Annotated (T714/3). 25 May 1943
CHAR 20/112/19 Telegram from WSC to Peter Fraser (Prime Minister of New Zealand) thanking the Parliament of New Zealand for their decision regarding the Second Division and reaffirming his pledge that Britain will assist them in their fight with Japan Annotated (T715/3). 26 May 1943
CHAR 20/112/20 Telegram from General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] to WSC thanking him for his message of good wishes Annotated (T716/3). 26 May 1943
CHAR 20/112/21 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" informing him that he has arrived safely in [Gibraltar] and that he will proceed to his first destination tomorrow. Annotated copy. 27 May 1943
CHAR 20/112/22-24 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" including a draft of a message to Stalin containing the decisions of the Combined Chiefs of Staff on the priorities of future operations drawn up by General George Catlett Marshal [Chief of Staff United States Army] and adding that he is in agreement with it Annotated (T718/3). 26 May 1943
CHAR 20/112/25 Telegram from WSC to Dr Herbert Evatt [Australian Minister for External Affairs] informing him that President Roosevelt has favourably acknowledged his request Annotated. Copy T719/3. 27 May 1943
CHAR 20/112/26 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt informing him that he has arrived safely at [Algiers] Annotated. Copy (T720/3). 28 May 1943
CHAR 20/112/27 Telegram from Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood, later Lord Irwin, British Ambassador in the United States] to WSC and Albert Victor Alexander [Later Lord Alexander of Hillsbrough] (First Lord of the Admiralty) informing him that the benefits of the naval representative in Washington may be reduced and that if this is the case that he will not be able to retain a house and suggesting that action should be taken to prevent this from happening Annotated (T721/3). 27 May 1943
CHAR 20/112/28-30 Telegram from Richard Casey (Minister of State, Middle East) to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" reporting on the activity in the Middle East and stating that: preparations for Husky [Capture of Sicily] are the priority at the moment; that the plans for Accolade are proceeding well; that S O E activity is increasing; that they are dealing with the shipping problem and explaining the problem regarding supplies Annotated T722/3. 29 May 1943
CHAR 20/112/31 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Most Secret and Personal" thanking him for his hospitality during his stay and stating that he has spoken to General Dwight Eisenhower [Commander in Chief North African Theatre of Operations] and that he believes that an agreement can be reached by Monday and informing him that the Bride arrives tomorrow and discussing the composition of the New Council which he believes will include General Alphonse Georges Annotated (T723/3). 31 May 1943
CHAR 20/112/32 Telegram from Dr Herbert Evatt [Australian Minister for External Affairs] to WSC thanking him for his intervention and informing him that he will be contacting Harry Hopkins [Special Advisor and Assistant to the President of the United States] and Sir John Dill [Representative of the British Chiefs of Staff]. 30 May 1943
CHAR 20/112/33 Telegram from WSC to Harry Hopkins [Special Adviser and Assistant to the President of the United States] marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he would like to know as soon as possible whether the message has been sent to Marshal Stalin Annotated. 31 May 1943
CHAR 20/112/34 Telegram from WSC to Admiral King thanking him for his message and for the information on comparative naval strengths Annotated (T726/3). 01 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/35 Telegram from WSC to Peter Fraser (Prime Minister of New Zealand) of condolence at the death of J G Coates [Member of the New Zealand War Cabinet] Annotated (T727/3). 01 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/36 Telegram from John Curtin (Prime Minister of Australia) to WSC marked "Most Secret" of appreciation at his promise to assist in the war in the Pacific Annotated (T728/3). 03 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/37 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" suggesting that they should be wary of publishing the details of their submarine warfare and that they should agree on a date on which a mutual statement can be issued each month. Annotated. 03 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/38 Telegram from Dr Herbert Evatt [Australian Minister for External Affairs to WSC marked "Most Immediate" informing him that he has seen Harry Hopkins [Special Advisor and Assistant to the President of the United States] regarding the Australian request for additional aircrafts for their Air Force and adding that he cannot leave until the matter has been resolved and is asking him to assist in the matter and suggesting ways in which he may do this. 04 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/39 Telegram from WSC to John Curtin (Prime Minister of Australia) marked "Most Secret and Personal" informing him of his plans to divide the Indian Command into two sections, one to fight the East Asia front against Japan and the second to be the Commander in Chiefship of India and stating that he is planning to use a young General for the first section and to use General Sir Claude Auchinleck for the second adding that this would leave Field Marshal Sir Archibald Wavell redundant and proposing that he should become Lord Gowrie's [Governor General of Australia] successor Annotated (T731/3). 04 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/40 Telegram from WSC to John Curtin [Prime Minister of Australia] marked "Most Secret and Personal" asking him to look at the summary of the Washington Conference [United States] which he is sending to him Annotated (T732/3). 05 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/41 Telegram from WSC to Richard Casey (Minister of State, Middle East) thanking him for his message Annotated (T733/3). 04 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/42 Telegram from Air Chief Marshal Tedder to WSC informing him that he recieved a signal shortly after his departure and adding that he did not send the message on for fear of it being decoded which would lead to his whereabouts being discovered Copy (T733A/3). 05 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/43 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he agrees with his proposal to produce a joint statement concerning U Boats and informing him that he has heard that the Bride and Bridegroom have embraced. Annotated 05 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/44 Telegram from WSC to Air Chief Marshal Tedder thanking him and commenting "All's well that ends well.". 06 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/45 Telegram from Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] to WSC marked "Most Secret" informing him that he has received a telegram from General Dwight Eisenhower [Commander in Chief North African Theatre of Operations] and that President Roosevelt's views have been related to the French authorities and that Eisenhower does not propose to take any further action at this time (T736/3). 05 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/46 Telegram from Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] to WSC containing a telegram from President Roosevelt stating that he believes that even if the problem is settled in Algiers, there is cause for concern in the future and suggesting that Pierre Boisson [Vichy Governor General of West Africa] should remain in Dakar as he is the best administrator in the French colonies (T737/3). 05 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/47 Telegram from Mackenzie King (Prime Minister of Canada) to WSC regarding the suggestion of the introduction of an operational decoration known as the "African Star" and asking if the rule that the member of the Forces had to be serving in an active theatre before March 2nd 1943 could be abolished and stating his reasons why (T738/3). 05 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/48 Telegram from Peter Fraser (Prime Minister of New Zealand) to WSC thanking him for his letter of condolence at the death of J G Coates [Memeber of the New Zealand War Cabinet] (T739/3). 05 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/49-50 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" informing him that he has met with the whole French Committee and commenting on the relationships between the members and suggesting that they should give the Committee a trial period before deciding to what extent they should be recognised as representing France and informing him that he will discover if any action can be done to prevent the bias towards General de Gaulle in the press (T740/3). Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/51 Telegram from WSC to Harold Macmillan (Minister Resident in Algiers) marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he should adopt President Roosevelt's view on Pierre Boisson [Vichy Governor General of West Africa] and is asking him if anything can be done to prevent the media bias towards General de Gaulle (T741/3). 06 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/52 Telegram from Harold Macmillan (Minister Resident in Algiers) to WSC stating that he is pleased to hear of his safe return and adding that he has enjoyed his stay with them (T742/3). 05 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/53 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Secret" informing him that he has just received his letter regarding the ships and thanking him for the way in which he has dealt with this problem and asking him for his permission to publish this letter (T743/3). 06 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/54-55 Telegram from WSC to General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] stating that he is not happy with the action in Burma and informing him that he is proposing to split the Indian Command into two, one part to concentrate on the East Asian Front and to be commanded by General Sir Oliver Leese and the other part to be the Commander in Chief, led by General Sir Claude Auchinleck adding that this will leave Field Marshal Sir Archibald Wavell redundant and asking him if he would consider him as Sir Patrick Duncan's [Governor General of South Africa] replacement (T744/3). Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/56 Telegram from Harold Macmillan (Minister Resident in Algiers) to WSC marked "Secret and Personal" stating that he would liked to be kept informed and asking him to encourage General Alphonse Georges to send him his own accounts Initialled (T745/3). 06 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/57 Telegram from WSC to General Dwight Eisenhower [Commander in Chief North African Theatre of Operations] marked "Personal and Secret" thanking him for his hospitality during his recent stay. (T746/3). 07 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/58 Telegram from WSC to Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham [Commander in Chief Mediterranean] thanking him for his hospitality during his recent visit (T747/3). 07 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/59 Telegram from WSC to Lord Gort (Governor of Gibraltar) thanking him for his hospitality during his recent stay (T748/3). 07 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/60 Telegram from WSC to General Clark marked "Personal and Secret" apologising for not being able to have lunch with him due to the arrangements for his return from Algiers (T749/3). 07 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/61 Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King (Prime Minister of Canada) stating that he is sorry to hear that there has been a misunderstanding concerning the proposal for an award and assuring him that this problem will be resolved (T750/3). 07 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/62 Telegram from Averell Harriman [United States Diplomat] to WSC marked "Personal" congratulating him on the success of his journey (T751/3). 05 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/63 Telegram from WSC to Averell Harriman [United States Diplomat] thanking him Initialled (T752/3). 07 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/64 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" stating that he thinks that it would be unwise to publish his recent letter or to refer to the matter in the House of Commons (T753/3). 07 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/65 Telegram from John Curtin (Prime Minister of Australia) to WSC marked "Most Secret and Personal" regarding the position of Governor General and stating that he had hoped that Lord Gowrie would be able to retain his position until the end of the war and adding that he does not advise the appointment of a serving officer as this could result in misunderstandings and disappointment (T754/3). 07 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/66 Telegram from WSC to Field Marshal Sir John Dill [Representative of the British Chiefs of Staff in Washington, United STates] informing him that Dr Herbert Evatt [Australian Minister for External Affairs] has asked him to assist him in securing additional aircraft for their Royal Air Force and stating that he does not see why a mutually agreeable programme cannot be agreed and asking him not to delay in his decision T755/3. 08 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/67 Telegram from WSC to John Curtin [Prime Minister of Australia] marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he understands his position (T756/3). 09 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/68 Telegram from Lord Halifax [earleir Edward Wood, later Lord Irwin, British Ambassador in the United States] to WSC marked "Personal" informing him that Joe Davies has spoken to Marshal Stalin and that President Roosevelt will inform him of the outcome (T757/3). 09 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/69 Telegram from WSC to Admiral Cunningham [Commander in Chief Mediterranean] marked "Personal and Most Secret" asking him to inform him about the alleged attempt to land on Lampedusa [Island off Sicily] (T758/3). 09 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/70 Telegram from Field Marshal Sir John Dill [Representative of the British Chiefs of Staff in Washington, United States] to WSC marked "Personal" informing him that he is anxious to speed up the process but adding that he cannot agree with Dr Herbert Evatt's [Australian Minister for External Affairs] claim on the grounds of strategy stating that he believes that too many bombers have been removed from the Pacific to assist in Europe T759/3. 09 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/71 Telegram from WSC to Harry Hopkins [Special Advisor and Assistant to the President of the United States] marked "Most Secret and Personal" reminding him that President Roosevelt has agreed to the exchange of information regarding Tube Alloys and thanking him for his assistance in this matter Copy (T760/3). 10 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/72 Note of instructions as to the circulation of T761/3 Manuscript. Annotated. 10 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/73 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" regarding the bombing of Italy stating that Rome should not be attacked without prior consultation between them and specifying the areas in which they will concentrate their attack (T761/3). 10 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/74 Same as CHAR 20/100/10 (T762/3). 10 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/75 Telegram from WSC to John Curtin [Prime Minister of Australia] marked "Most Secret and Personal" stating that he would welcome an early visit from General Richard Henry Dewing Annotated (T763/3). 10 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/76 Note to MacKay that telegram T764/3 has not not been shown to all individuals on the distribution list and informing him of the copies he has kept Manuscript. Annotated. 10 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/77 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" informing him that Joe Davies has returned but that nothing definite has been decided (T764/3). 10 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/78-79 Telegram from General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] to WSC marked "Most Secret and Personal" stating that he cannot offer the proposed position to Field Marshal Sir Archibald Wavell (T765/3). 10 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/80 Telegram from Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" informing him that the formationm of the Committee is going well and that he is encouraging Robert Murphy [United States Political Representative in Algiers] to keep in close contact with General de Gaulle in order to prevent the rumour that the United States and Britain each have control of one of the Generals (T766/3). 09 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/81-82 Telegram from Leo Amery (Secretary of State for India) to Lord Linlithgow [earlier Victor Hope and Lord Hopetown] (Viceroy of India) marked "Personal and Most Secret" regarding his replacement and listing the individuals which he is considering for this position, stating that he favours Field Marshal Sir Archibald Wavell [Commander in Chief India] and adding that he is proposing that General Sir Claude Auchinleck [Commander in Chief Middle East] should become the next Commander in Chief in India and that he will forward these proposals to King George VI. 09 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/83 Telegram from WSC to Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] marked "Most Secret and Personal" asking him why General Henri Giraud [Joint Head of French Committee of National Liberation] should consider resigning from the French National Committee when he has the support of Britain and the United States and adding that his resignation would lead to problems between the United States and the French National Committee. 10 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/84 Telegram from Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham [Commander in Chief Mediterranean] to WSC thanking him for his message and stating how much they benefited from his visit. 10 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/85 Telegram from General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] to WSC thanking him for his message and adding how much they all benefited from his visit. 09 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/86 Telegram from Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham (Commander in Chief Mediterranean) to WSC informing him of the results of a small raid by the army in a Torpedo boat attempting to capture the RDF station. 10 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/87 Telegram from WSC to Harold Macmillan (Minister Resident in Algiers) marked "Personal and Secret" stating that they will not give it [French National Committee] recognition until they are clear of its character and adding that he is right to allow General de Gaulle [Joint Head of the French Committee of National Liberation] extra time to consider the situation Initialled. 11 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/88-89 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Most Secret and Personal" stating that he believes that the same administrative structure as Torch [Allied invasion of French North Africa] should be established for Husky [Capture of Sicily] and discussing the administrative policy which he believes should be employed in the newly conquered territories. 11 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/90 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Most Secret and Personal" regarding administration in Huskyland [Sicily] commenting on the present situation and stating that he sees no reason why it should be changed. 11 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/91-92 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Most Secret and Personal" informing him that General de Gaulle [Joint Head of the French Committee of National Liberation] has announced that he wishes to act as commissioner for national defence, that General Henri Giraud [Joint Head of the French Committee of National Liberation] has refused to relinquish the charge of the French forces and has threatened to resign over this issue and reporting other areas of disputes between them and containing a message which has sent on his behalf to de Gaulle and Giraud. 10 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/93 Telegram from Lieutenant-General Mark Clark [Commander of United States Fifth Army] to WSC stating that the Fifth Army was disappointed that he was unable to visit them. 10 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/94-95 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Most Secret and Personal" stating that his military advisors have informed him that the operation to capture the Azores cannot be mounted until the end of August and reporting on a meeting between the British Ambassador in Portugal [Sir Ronald Campbell] and Dr Antonio Salazar [Prime Minister of Portugal] adding that he believes that Salazar's approach provides them with a good opportunity to request the facilities needed in the Azores and asking his opinion on this. 11 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/96 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Most Secret and Personal" stating that his government is in agreement with him and that he is instructing Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] on this matter. 1943
CHAR 20/112/97 Telegram from WSC to Harold Macmillan (Resident Minister in Algiers) marked "Most Secret and Personal" stating that he should enforce the policy of President Roosevelt and informing him that he supports Roosevelt in his refusal to allow Pierre Boisson [Vichy Governor General of West Africa] to be removed from his position and adding that he should inform General de Gaulle [Joint Head of the French Committee of National Liberation] that if he resigns from the French Committee of National Liberation then he will not be allowed to return to Britain and urging him to encourage General Henri Giraud [Joint Head of the French Committee of National Liberation] to continue in his position if de Gaulle was to resign. 11 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/98 Telegram from WSC to Harold Macmillan (Resident Minister in Algiers) marked "Most Secret and Personal" containing a message from President Roosevelt to General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] asking him to deliver a message to General de Gaulle and General Henri Giraud [Joint Heads of the French Committee of National Liberation] asking them for reassurance that Pierre Boisson [Vichy Governor General of West North Africa] will not be removed from his office and adding that he does not believe that French West Africa should come under the domination of General de Gaulle due to the uncertainty of his future attitude and that the French Army in North Africa should come under the control of General Giraud. 11 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/99 Telegram from WSC to Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham [Commander in Chief Mediterranean] thanking him for his information but adding that earlier confirmation of this would have prevented the recent misinformed accounts in the press and wishing him good luck for Corkscrew [Capture of Pantelleria]. 11 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/100 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Secret" informing him that they have just intercepted a message from Pantelleria [Italy] to Malta stating that they will have to surrender due to a shortage of water. 11 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/101 Telegram from WSC to Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham [Commander in Chief Mediterranean] marked "Personal" congratulating him on the efforts of the Navy during the Tunisian campaign and describing their achievements. 12 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/102 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he agrees with his proposal to approach Dr Antonio Salazar [Prime Minister of Portugal] on the lines which he suggested and stating that his idea regarding Brazil was raised due to the possibility that they might replace the Portuguese troops in the Azores with their own. 11 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/103 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Most Secret and Personal" informing him of a conversation between Dr Antonio Salazar [Prime Minister of Portugal] and Rua Franciso de Borja [British Ambassador in Portugal] in which Salazar stated that due to the change in Britain's fortune's that they should reconsider the agreements they made regarding the defence of Portugal and adding that Salazar is searching for an Anglo Portuguese alliance as he is worried about his relations with Brazil and of possible changes in Spain. 11 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/104 Telegram from WSC to General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] congratulating him on the success of Corkscrew [Capture of Pantelleria]. 11 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/105 Telegram from WSC to General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] and Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham [Commander in Chief Mediterranean] marked "Most Secret" regarding the visit of "Loader" to Gibraltar stating that he does not believe that it would do any harm to make his visit public, a few days after he has arrived. 12 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/106 Telegram from the Duke of Windsor [Earlier King Edward VIII, Governor and Commander in Chief of the Bahamas] to WSC informing him that he will be considering his recent telegram. 10 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/107 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" stating that he is delighted that Italian Gibraltar was captured with a small amount of cost Copy. 11 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/108 Telegram from Lord Linlithgow [earlier Victor Hope and Lord Hopetown] (Viceroy of India) to WSC marked "Private" informing him that he agrees with his suggestions that Field Marshal Sir Archibald Wavell [Commander in Chief India] should be his successor and that General Sir Claude Auchinleck [Commander in Chief Middle East] should be the Commander in Chief of India and stating that he has informed Leo Amery (Secretary of State for India) of his preferences for the administration of the East Asian operation. 12 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/109-10 Telegram from WSC to Harold Macmillan (Minister Resident in Algiers) marked "Most Secret and Personal" reinforcing his view that if General de Gaulle [Joint Head of the French Committee for National Liberation] were to obtain ultimate control in the French National Committee then difficulties would arise between the United States and France and that he would have no option but to support the United States adding that he was a little concerned by his last message as he seemed to be in support of de Gaulle. 12 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/111-112 Telegram from Marshal Stalin to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" containing his message to President Roosevelt regarding the postponement of the second front in Western Europe and explaining the ways in which this delay will affect forces of the Soviet Union and stating that this decision was taken without consulting the Soviet Government. 11 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/113 Telegram from Dr Herbert Evatt [Australian Minister for External Affairs] to WSC marked "Most Immediate" informing him of his relief that President Roosevelt has approved his request for planes and that therefore his planned trip to London can commence and informing him of the details of his journey Copy. 12 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/114 Telegram from General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] to WSC informing him of the results of the Corkscrew operation [Capture of Pantelleria] stating that they are not yet sure how many prisoners were captured and that they are taking action to try to take over Petworth Copy. 12 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/115 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Most Secret and Personal" stating that Marshal Stalin's attitude was to be expected and that their best tactic would be to eliminate Italy from the war so that the Soviet Union can feel the effects of their efforts and discussing the location of their future meeting suggesting Scapa Flow. 12 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/116 Telegram from the Foreign Office to Harold Macmillan (Minister Resident in Algiers) marked "Personal and Most Secret" containing a note sent to the press on WSC's instructions stating that he is concerned at the bias towards General de Gaulle [Joint Head of the French Committee of National Liberation] in the recent press reports from Algiers and in their presentation in the British press and relating the ways in which de Gaulle has tried to damage British foreign policy and describing him as being a fascist with dictatorial tendencies and is asking them to adopt a more impartial approach to the events in Algiers. 12 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/117 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" infoming him that the message to General de Gaulle and General Henri Giraud [Joint Heads of the French Committee of National Liberation] was delivered to them by Robert Murphy [United States Political Representative in Algiers] rather than General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] and reporting that Giraud was in agreement with the message but that de Gaulle stated that he could not agree as it raised the question of French Sovereignty. 12 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/118-19 Telegram from Lord Halifax [Earlier Edward Wood, later Lord Irwin, British Ambassador in the United States] to WSC informing him of a meeting he had with Sumner Welles [Under Secretary of State of the United States] and Law regarding post war security stating that he proposed that a supreme world council should be established for this purpose and describing his plans for its composition and listing the other matters on which agreement has yet to be reached. 11 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/120 Telegram from WSC to Loader informing him that the Lord Linlithgow [earlier Victor Hope and Lord Hopetown] (Viceroy of India) has recommended Field Marshal Sir Archibald Wavell [Commander in Chief India] above Sir Miles Lampson [Later Lord Killearn, British Ambassador to Egypt] and that he will offer him the position on Monday 14th June Initialled. 12 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/112/121 Telegram from WSC to Harold Macmillan (Minister Resident in Algiers) marked "Personal and Secret" informing him that he should leave General Henri Giraud [Joint Head of the French Committee for National Liberation], General Alphonse Georges and General Georges Catroux [Members of the French Committee of National Liberation] in no doubt as to the instructions that he has been given and that he should show General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army ] the instructions which he has given to the press [see CHAR 20/112/116]. 12 Jun 1943