Official: Prime Minister: Personal Telegrams.

Reference code: CHAR 20/168

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Date: 03 Jul 1944 - 26 Jul 1944

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CHAR 20/168/1 Folder marked "Prime Minister's Personal Telegrams Serial Nos T1401/4-T1500/4. [Jul] 1944
CHAR 20/168/2 Telegram from WSC to Averell Harriman [United States Ambassador to the Soviet Union] marked "Personal and Secret" thanking him for his telegram. 03 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/3 Telegram from WSC to the Shah of Persia [Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, later Iran] marked "Personal" thanking him for his letter. 04 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/4 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart [Special Military Representative with Chiang Kai Shek] (Chungking, [China]) thanking him for his telegram and stating that he may inform Chiang Kai Shek [President of China, that he was touched by his message. 04 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/5-6 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" containing his proposed anti U boat statement for the month of June Signature in typescript. 04 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/7-8 Telegram from John Curtin (Prime Minister of Australia) to WSC marked "Most Secret and Personal" informing him that he is making a submission to the War Cabinet for the review of the Australian war effort and suggesting that a British naval task force should be assigned to General Douglas MacArthur (Commander in Chief South West Pacific) and explaining his reasons for this suggestion. 04 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/9 Telegram from WSC to the Viceroy of India [Field Marshal Sir Archibald Wavell] marked "Personal and Top Secret" commenting on Gandhi's remarkable recovery and his re entry into politics, stating that he was released, by their agreement, on the grounds of illhealth and it was reported that Gandhi would not be able to take an active part in politics again. 05 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/10 Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin marked "Personal and Secret" congratulating him on the recapture of Minsk Initialled. 04 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/11-12 Telegram from General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] to WSC marked "Top Secret and Personal" thanking him for his hospitality during his recent stay in England and reporting on his visit to Italy, stating that the men are in high spirits and that they hope to be able to continue their battle not to be transferred elsewhere. 04 Jul 1944 - 07 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/13 Telegram from Harold Macmillan (Minister Resident in Algiers) to WSC marked "Personal" informing him of the different attitude towards the publication of the long Italian armistice terms, stating that: the British Foreign Office are in favour; that the United States Department does not see that there is any political advantage to be gained; that the United States War Department are against publication as are the Allied Force Headquarters and informing him that he has recently changed his feelings on this matter declaring that he is now against publication and explaining why. 04 Jul 1944 - 05 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/14 Telegram from WSC to General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] marked "Top Secret and Personal" informing him that all his hopes for the operation in Italy have been ruined by the insistence of the United States to concentrate on minor projects and adding that although he has had to submit, he is trying to reconstruct some part of the plan "out of the debris" and notifying him that he will send him the correspondence between him and President Roosevelt on this subject. 05 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/15 Telegram from Marshal Stalin to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" thanking him for his message of congratulations regarding the successes of the Soviet Union army and adding that he is sure that the current problems which the Allies are experiencing in Normandy [France] will not prevent them from eventually proving their superiority. 04 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/16 Same as CHAR 20/142A/121. 06 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/17-18 Telegram from Lord Louis Mountbatten [Supreme Allied Commander South East Asia] to WSC and the Chiefs of Staff marked "Personal" informing them of the situation in Imphal [India] stating that enemy activity has decreased and that there do not appear to be any signs that the enemy is planning an attack on this area and adding that he is unable to confirm the use of gas by the Japanese. 06 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/19 Telegram from WSC to Peter Fraser [Prime Minister of New Zealand] thanking him for his message and stating that his visit has been very useful and asking him to convey his gratitude to the people of New Zealand for their part in the war effort. 06 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/20 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Top Secret" informing him that the recalling of the Ambassadors in the Argentine Republic has already had beneficial effects, and commenting that they should continue to stand firm and indicate to that Argentine Regime, that by supporting the Axis powers, they are violating their pledge of hemispheric unity and solidarity. 06 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/21-22 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Top Secret" containing a message which he received from Marshal Stalin thanking him for the information which he sent to him concerning his meeting with Stanislaw Mikolajczyk [Prime Minister of Poland] informing him that he is keen to see a solution to the problems of the Soviet Polish relations and that he is in favour of a strong, independent Poland, and adding that this can be achieved by the reorganisation of the Polish Government and by their recognition of the Curson line as the new border between their two countries. 06 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/23 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" containing a couple of amendments to his proposed anti U boat statement Copy. 06 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/24-25 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" containing a suggested additional statement announcing the transfer of thousands of Allied ships across the channel to Normandy [France] and reporting that despite attempts by enemy U boats only one ship was sunk and explaining why these attacks were frustrated. 06 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/26 Telegram from the King of the Hellenes [George II] to WSC marked "Secret" stating that the Greek Government has tried to reach an agreement for the formation of a Government of National Unity and informing him that he has received a reply from the EAM [Ethniko Apeleftherotiko Metopo, the National Liberation Front] which upsets the basis of the Lebanese agreement and that he now feels that he must denounce EAM to the public and asking him: to publicly express his disapproval for the EAM; to repeat his statement expressing his support for the Government of George Papendreou [Prime Minister of Greece]; to state that the Papendreou Government is committed to National Unity and to insist that the EAM should honour the Lebanon agreement;. 07 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/27 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" informing him that he is in agreement with his proposed changes [to the statement on anti U boat warfare] and his additional statement [regarding the movement of Allied ships across the channel and the resistance they received from U boats] and containing one alteration to the wording of this statement. 07 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/28 Telegram from Marshal Stalin to WSC marked "Personal" thanking him for his telegram on the occasion of the capture of Minsk [Soviet Union] by the Soviet army Signature in typescript. 07 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/29 Telegram from the Viceroy of India [Field Marshal Sir Archibald Wavell] to WSC marked "Personal and Top Secret" informing him of the names of the doctors who issued the medical reports on Gandhi's condition, which stated that he might die, and stating that Gandhi has not fully recovered and that he has not resumed an active part in politics and adding that he feels that they were right to release him. 08 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/30 Telegram from Randolph Churchill (Bari [Italy]) to WSC marked "Immediate" informing him that he has arrived safely and asking him to and any message to him through Philip Broad [Councillor, to the Minister Resident at the Allied Forces Headquarters, Mediterranean Command]. 09 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/31 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Bernard Montgomery [Commander 21st Army Group] marked "Personal and Secret" congratulating him of his capture of Caen [France]. 10 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/32 Telegram from WSC to Randolph Churchill (Bari [Italy]) marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he is pleased that he has arrived safely. 10 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/33 Telegram from Chiang Kai Shek [President of China] to WSC thanking him for his message on the occasion of the seventh anniversary of their war of resistance and commenting on the achievements of the Allied powers in the last twelve months and assuring him that China will redouble her strength in the fight against the enemy. 09 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/34 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" stating that he is prepared to accept the French Committee of National Liberation as the temporary authority for civil administration in France provided that complete authority is reserved for General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force in Western Europe, United States Army] on military matters and that the French are given the opportunity to make a free choice as to their own Government and advising that he should arrange drafts to be drawn up to this effect. 10 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/35 Telegram from General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] to WSC marked "Top Secret and Personal" congratulating him on the capture of Caen [France] and stating that the Germans will have to decide whether to concentrate on the eastern or western front and informing him of the decision regarding General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Commander of the Allied Forces in Italy, to remove some of his forces to fight the battle in France] but adding that he still remains optimistic. 10 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/36-37 Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin marked "Personal and Top Secret" informing him that President Roosevelt had agreed that the Anglo Soviet pact regarding Romania and Greece should be given a three month trial and that Turkey is willing to break relations with the Axis powers, but adding that he believes that they should not urge her to declare war immediately as she may request military aid and reporting on the progress of the operations in France and Italy. 11 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/38 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Henry Wilson [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, Philip Broad [Counsellor to the Minister Resident at the Allied Forces Headquarters, Mediterranean Command] and Brigadier Fitzroy Maclean [Liaison Officer with Marshal Tito] marked "Personal" stating that they should not press Marshal Tito [Premier of the Yugoslavian Committee of National Liberation] to visit the Supreme Headquarters, if he feels that it is beneath him to meet the Prime Minister of Yugoslavia [Dr Ivan Subasic] and commenting that Tito is asking for many things, which will be difficult to supply and that his stay at Vis [Yugoslavian island] entails additional precautions for the British and United States forces and commenting that the best option would be for Tito to return to the mountains and continue with the fighting. 12 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/39 Telegram from General Sir Bernard Montgomery [Commander 21st Army Group] to WSC thanking him for his message of congratulations on the capture of Caen and reporting on the current position of the enemy troops and the damage which they inflicted on them. 11 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/40 Telegram from Marshal Stalin to WSC marked "Personal" congratulating him on the capture of Caen [France]. 11 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/41-42 Telegram from WSC to Marshal Tito [Premier of the Yugoslavian Committee of National Liberation] marked "Personal and Top Secret" stating that he is sorry to hear that he is unable to travel to Caserta [Italy] to discuss military and political matters with the Supreme Allied Commander of the Mediterranean Theatre [General Sir Henry Wilson] and Dr Ivan Subasic [Prime Minister of Yugoslavia] and urging him to complete his settlement with the Prime Minister of Yugoslavia Initialled. 12 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/43 Telegram from Sir Horace Seymour [British Ambassador to China] to WSC marked "Important" reporting on a meeting he had with Chiang Kai Shek [President of China] and informing him that the Japanese would abandon their project to capture Hankow Canton Railway [China] as they had been defeated at Henyang and North Canton [China] and stating that the President appeared optimistic and that his references to Britain were friendly. 12 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/44 Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin marked "Personal and Top Secret" informing him that they have evidence that the Germans have been conducting trials of a flying rocket from an experimental station at Debice (Poland) and detailing the capabilities of this weapon and noting that the Soviet Army will probably be advancing on Debice in a few weeks and asking him for orders to be given to preserve any apparatus which still remains there. 13 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/45 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Bernard Montgomery [Commander 21st Army Group] marked "Personal and Top Secret" containing CHAR 20/168/40. 13 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/46 Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin marked "Personal and Top Secret" thanking him for his message of congratulations at the capture of Caen [France] and informing him that he has passed on his message to General Sir Bernard Montgomery [Commander 21st Army Group]. 13 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/47-48 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" stating that he is pleased that General de Gaulle's visit [to the United States] went well and that he has agreed to accept the British drafts as the basis of an agreement with the French Committee of National Liberation and commenting on the difficulty of the wording for the first point of the draft, that General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force in Western Europe, United States Army] should maintain military authority in France and that he felt that his second point, that the French people should be given the opportunity to choose their own Government, was not an appropriate point to be included in an agreement. 13 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/49-50 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" containing the proposed text for the agreement between Britain, the United States and French Committee of National Liberation regarding the administration of France, dividing the areas of liberated France into two zones, a forward and an interior zone. 13 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/51 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Top Secret" stating that he believes that the differences between the British and United States drafts of the agreement between them and the French National Committee of Liberation could be dealt with by their representatives and noting that it is essential that General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force in Western Europe, United States Army] is empowered with enough authority to conduct his military operations. 14 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/52 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Top Secret" reporting that there is a delay in the negotiations to exchange Japanese civilian prisoners for British and United States civilian prisoners as the Japanese have asked for the return of 300 divers and pilots held in Australia and that the Japanese officials will not be searched and suggesting that they should permit these requests in the name of humanitarian interests. 14 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/53 Telegram from WSC to the Resident Minister [Harold Macmillan] (Caserta [Italy]) marked "Personal and Top Secret" stating that they have a responsibility to the former King of Italy [Victor Emmanuel III] and that he should be treated with dignity and commenting that they should surely be able to find him a safe and suitable residence. 14 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/54 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" stating that he agrees [with his suggestions regarding the British and United States drafts for the agreement between them and the French Committee for National Liberation regarding the administration of France]. 14 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/55 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" informing him that he agrees with his suggestion [to allow the Japanese requests regarding the Allied prisoners, see CHAR 20/168/52] but informing him that the Australians, who are holding the Japanese divers and pilots, are in opposition to their release, but stating that he has sent a message to John Curtin [Prime Minister of Australia] asking him to fall in line with their wishes. 14 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/56 Telegram from WSC to the Prime Minister of Australia [John Curtin] marked "Personal and Top Secret" stating that he believes that they should do this [permit the request of the Japanese to release the Japanese divers and pilots which are held in Australia, in exchange for Allied civilians]. 14 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/57 Telegram from WSC to the Prime Minister of Australia [John Curtin] marked "Personal and Top Secret" containing CHAR 20/168/52. 14 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/58 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" regarding a minute which he has received from John Llewellin [later Lord Llewellin] (Minister of Food) [expressing his concern that the situation in Argentina will affect the imported meat which they receive from them] and informing him that the current meat rations in Britain are already dramatically reduced and stating that he hopes that the United States will not take any action which will affect their chances of obtaining another contract. 14 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/59 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Top Secret" asking him to support their plan to exert pressure on Sweden to cease their exports to the enemy. 14 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/60-61 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" containing a minute to him from John Llewellin [later Lord Llewellin, Minister of Food] informing him of his concern that the situation in Argentina will affect the imported meat which Britain receives from that country and stating that 40% of Britain's imported meat is from Argentina and notifying him that Britain's contract with Argentina expires in a few months and that he is anxious to renew it for another three or four years and detailing some of the consequences which may occur if they fail to agree to another contract. 14 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/62 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" asking him to arrange a date for their next meeting, stating that it must be soon and suggesting that "UJ" [Marshal Stalin] should also be present and suggesting a possible location for this meeting Initialled. 16 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/63 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" suggesting that they should try to arrange a meeting at Invergordon [Scotland] between them and Marshal Stalin and detailing the arrangements which could be made for this meeting Initialled. 16 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/64 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis] marked "Top Secret, Private and Confidential" asking him if the 6th Guard Tank Brigade would be of any use to him stating that he could probably arrange for it to be transferred to him if it is not requested in France. 16 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/65 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Bernard Montgomery [Commander 21st Army Group] marked "Personal and Top Secret" stating "God with you". 17 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/66-67 Telegram from Marshal Stalin to WSC marked "Personal and Top Secret" stating: that he feels that they should wait to hear the views of the United States before taking any further action regarding their agreement about Romania and Greece; that they should leave Turkey to adopt her own views towards Germany commenting that they have tried, in vain, on numerous occasions, to persuade her to wage war on Germany and that they will gladly meet his request regarding Debice (Poland) [to preserve any apparatus remaining from Germany's experimental base]. 17 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/68 Telegram from General Sir Bernard Montgomery [Commander 21st Army Group] to WSC marked "Personal" reporting that the conditions are favourable for their attack tomorrow. 17 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/69 Telegram from WSC to the Prime Minister of South Rhodesia [Sir Godfrey Huggins] marked "Secret and Personal" asking him for his permission to submit his name to King George VI for an appointment as a member of the Order of the Companion of Honour. 17 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/70 Same as CHAR 20/150/80. 17 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/71 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Top Secret" suggesting a possible date for their meeting and stating that he approves of the proposals he has made for a meeting in Scotland. 17 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/72 Same as CHAR 20/150/86. 17 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/73 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" containing a copy of his message to Marshal Stalin suggesting that they should meet with WSC and explaining that he is currently on a trip in the Far West and suggesting that the meeting should take place in mid September in Scotland. 17 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/74 Same as CHAR 20/150/79. 18 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/75 Telegram from General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Commander in Chief of the Allied Forces in Italy] marked "Most Secret, Private and Confidential" informing him that he would be delighted to have the 6th Guards Tank Brigade under his command, and explaining that a large number of his forces will soon be entitled to repatriation to Britain, due to the length of their service abroad Copy. 17 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/76 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Commander in Chief of the Allied Forces in Italy] marked "Secret" congratulating him on Arezzo [Italy]. 18 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/77 Same as CHAR 20/150/77. 18 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/78 Same as CHAR 20/150/78. 18 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/79 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Commander in Chief of the Allied Forces in Italy] marked "Personal and Top Secret" stating that he would like to send a message to General Wladyslaw Anders [Commander of the 2nd Polish Corps] as soon as Ancona [Italy] has been captured by Poland. 19 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/80 Telegram from General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Commander in Chief of the Allied Forces in Italy] to WSC marked "Personal" informing him that Ancona and Leghorn [Italy] were captured last night and commenting that the capture of these two ports will assist in their transfer of supplies. 19 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/81-82 Same as CHAR 20/142A/122. 19 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/83 Telegram from the Prime Minister of Canada [Mackenzie King] to WSC marked "Secret" reporting on the visit of General de Gaulle [President of the Provisional Government of the French Republic] to Canada. 18 Jul 1944 - 19 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/84-85 Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin marked "Personal and Top Secret" informing him of the location of the experimental station at Debice [Poland] and reporting on the progress in Normandy [France]. 19 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/86 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Bernard Montgomery [Commander 21st Army Group] thanking him for his letter. 20 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/87 Same as CHAR 20/150/75. 19 Jul 1944 - 20 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/88 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Commander in Chief of the Allied Forces in Italy] marked "Personal and Top Secret" informing him that the 6th Guards tank Brigade has already been sent to France, but informing him that they are sending him 37 Churchill tanks. 19 Jul 1944 - 20 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/89-90 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" containing a minute which he has received from the Admiralty suggesting that although the enemies attempts to interfere with Overlord [invasion of Normandy] convoy's have failed, that they should try to stop these attempts and proposing that communiques and stories should be issued regarding anti U boat operations in order to attack their morale. 20 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/91 Telegram from Sir Godfrey Huggins [Prime Minister of Southern Rhodesia] to WSC marked "Secret and Personal" informing him that he is delighted to accept the proposal that his name should be submitted as a Member of the Order of the Companions of Honour. 19 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/92 Same as CHAR 20/150/74. 18 Jul 1944 - 19 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/93 Telegram from Harry Hopkins [Special Adviser and Assistant to the President of the United States] to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" informing him that he will remain there during President Roosevelt's absence and informing him that he hopes to attend the forthcoming between him and the President Signature in typescript. 20 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/94-95 Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin marked "Personal and Secret" regarding his telegram indicating his wish to decorate the individuals involved in the artic convoys, and suggesting that Oliver Lyttelton [Minister of Production] and Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken, Lord Privy Seal] are worthy candidates for this honour and informing him that the next convoy will commence in August and that from then on he intends to run a regular stream of convoys and adding that he hopes that he will be able to meet with him and President Roosevelt soon. 20 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/96 Telegram from WSC to Harry Hopkins [Special Adviser and Assistant to the President of the United States] informing him that he saw Robert yesterday in Cherbourg and that he sends him his love Copy. 21 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/97 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" stating that he does not agree with the proposal of the British Admiralty to issue letters regarding their anti U boat action in order to damage enemy morale, doubting the effectiveness of this measure and commenting that he feels that their current success is partly attributable to their silence on this matter Copy. 21 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/98 Telegram from Harold Macmillan (Resident Minister in Algiers) to WSC marked "Personal" stating that he hopes to discuss the matter of the King of Italy's [Victor Emmanuel III] future residence next week and that he will report back on the outcome. 20 Jul 1944 - 22 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/99 Telegram from General Sir Oliver Leese [Commander of the Eighth Army] to WSC marked "Personal" thanking him for his message and informing him that they are driving on to Florence [Italy]. 21 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/100 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Top Secret" assuring him that the United States will not take any action which might prevent Britain from renewing her contract with Argentina for their export of meat, but that he hopes that he will make Argentine aware of the fact that they are "fed up with her pro Axis sentiments and practices". 23 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/101 Telegram from Marshal Stalin to WSC marked "Personal and Top Secret" informing him that he has passed on the necessary information regarding the experimental station at Debice [Poland, to inspect any of the equipment still remaining]] and that he has taken this matter under his personal control. 22 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/102 Telegram from Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken, Lord Privy Seal] (Washington, [United States]) to WSC marked "Top Secret" informing him that Harry Hopkins' [Special Adviser and Assistant to the President of the United States] condition has improved and reporting that there is presently a Tory swing in the United States. 22 Jul 1944 - 23 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/103 Same as CHAR 20/139A/92. 24 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/104 Telegram from Marshal Stalin to WSC marked "Personal and Top Secret" regarding Poland, informing him that the Soviet forces are continuing their advance on Poland and informing him that he has contacted the Polish Committee of National Liberation regarding the administration of the liberated areas in Poland and stating: that there are no other effective organisations in Poland that; the underground organisations are short lived and have no influence and that although he does not consider the Committee as the government of Poland, they might provide the nucleus for the formation of a Provisional Polish Government and adding that he will receive Stanislaw Mikolajczyk [Prime Minister of Poland]. 23 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/105 Telegram from WSC to King George VI marked "Personal and Top Secret" stating that he is relieved that he has arrived safely and that he is sure that his visit to the British troops will boost their morale and reporting that he has just returned from a three day trip to Normandy and that the Armies are in great form and that the battle commences today. 24 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/106-107 Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin marked "Personal and Top Secret" regarding the possible meeting between them and President Roosevelt and informing him of the suggested dates and location for this meeting and informing him of his visit to Normandy [France] and reporting on the situation there and notifying him that they have gathered more reinforcements for the operation in Italy. 24 Jul 1944 - 25 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/108 Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin marked "Personal and Top Secret" informing him [that the date for Anvil, invasion of southern France] will be 15th August. 24 Jul 1944 - 25 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/109 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Commander in Chief of the Allied Forces in Italy] marked "Personal and Top Secret" congratulating him on the advances which his troops are making and reporting on his visit to Normandy [France] and informing him that they are undertaking a heavy battle that morning and notifying him that General Sir Bernard Montgomery [Commander 21st Army Group] did not advocate Anvil [invasion of the south of France] and that he is annoyed that his name was associated to it. 25 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/110 Telegram from King George VI [Italy] to WSC marked "Personal and Top Secret" informing him that he has a comfortable journey and that he is planning a 48 hour visit to the Eighth Army. 25 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/111 Telegram from WSC to ANCXF containing a message for Captain Harold Hickling [Naval officer in charge of "Mulberry B" , artificial harbour] (Arromanches, [Normandy, France]) congratulating him on the work which has been achieved and stating that this message should be circulated in such a way that it does not become known to the enemy. 25 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/112 Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin informing him that Stanislaw Mikolajczyk [Prime Minister of Poland] is beginning his journey to the Soviet Union tomorrow, and notifying him that Mikolajczyk wishes to have a full and friendly meeting with him and stating that it is his hope that Poland should become united in removing Germany from their country. 25 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/113 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" informing him that they have pressed Stanislaw Mikolajczyk [Prime Minister of Poland] to visit the Soviet Union with his Ministers, for a meeting with Marshal Stalin, and adding that it is vital that they should not abandon their support of the orthodox Polish Government. 26 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/114 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" containing the telegram numbers of those mentioned in his previous message. 26 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/115 Telegram from Duff Cooper [later Lord Norwich, British Representative to the French Committee of Liberation] (Algiers) to WSC marked "Personal" informing him that Randolph Churchill arrived safely that day, rather lame, but in good spirits and that he sends his love. 25 Jul 1944 - 26 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/116-117 Telegram from Lord Moyne [earlier Walter Guinness, Deputy Minister of State, Middle East] to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" commenting on the forthcoming departure of Major General Sir Edward Spears [First Minister to the Republic of Syria and the Lebanon] and the effect that it will have on the situation in Beirut and suggesting that his departure should not be seen to be the result of French objections. 25 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/118 Telegram from WSC to Lord Moyne [earlier Walter Guinness, Deputy Minister of State, Middle East] marked "Personal and Top Secret" thanking him for his message and congratulating him on the manner in which he has dealt with matters since his appointment. 26 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/119 Telegram from WSC to Air Chief Marshal Sir Harry Broadhurst [Commander of the 83 Group of the Allied Expeditionary Air Force] marked "Personal and Secret" asking him to inform him if his escort and the Dakota [C-47] returned safely and stating that he enjoyed his meeting with him. 26 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/120 Telegram from the Prime Minister of Australia [John Curtin] to WSC marked "Secret" thanking him for his letter regarding the award of service medals to Australian servicemen and stating that he is pleased to hear that the Commonwealth proposals are acceptable to him and noting that a detailed scheme will be drawn up which will be scrutinized by the Dominion Prime Ministers before being presented to King George VI. 25 Jul 1944 - 26 Jul 1944
CHAR 20/168/121 Telegram from Harold Macmillan (Minister Resident in Algiers, Caserta, [Italy]) to WSC marked "Personal" informing him of the arrangements which are being made to find a suitable residence for the King of Italy [Victor Emmanuel III] and stating that both he and General Sir Henry Wilson [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre] feel that it would be better if the King did not reside in Naples [Italy]. 25 Jul 1944 - 26 Jul 1944