Great Britain Diplomatic Files - Box 36 Folder Titles List
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Military Correspondence: September 1941 Index
- Includes correspondence and telegrams dated between 8/29/41 and 9/30/41.
- Topic: All correspondence and telegrams from R.J. Campbell to FDR on military situation.
Military Situation: November 1941 Index
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Military Situation: December 1941 Index
- Includes correspondence and telegrams dated between 11/1/41 and 11/29/41.
- Topic: All correspondence and telegrams addressed to FDR on military situation.
Great Britain: 1/1/42 - 12/23/42 Index
- Correspondence, reports and telegrams dated between 11/28/41 and 12/31/41.
- Topic: All correspondence, reports and telegrams addressed to FDR on military situation.
Military Corresp. January 1942 Index
- Correspondence, memoranda and notes dated between 1/1/42-12/23/42; correspondents include: FDR, George VI, Lord Halifax, Lord Beaverbrook, H. Hopkins, Sumner Welles, Edwina Mountbatten, Duchess of Kent, Lord Mountbatten.
- Topics include: Telegram from London to White House-"Daily British Roundup";
- correspondence re: naval projects;
- correspondence from Baltic-American Society;
- Great Britain proposals regarding India;
- draft of Declaration for discussion with Indian leaders;
- correspondence between Philip Holland and Sumner Welles;
- British Press Comment, 4/18-4/19/42 attack on Churchill's position as Defense Minister;
- draft of reciprocal aid note by governments of Great Britain and Australia.
- Views on British-American situation written by Herridze to Harold Butler; correspondence re: death of Duke of Kent;
- notes on Hess dated 11/42; Hess' viewpoints on Hitler/Germany;
- evaluation of Hess' mental state;
- E.Roosevelt's visit to Buckingham Palace.
Military Situation: February-March 1942 Index
- Includes correspondence and telegrams dated between 12/31/41 and 1/31/42.
- Correspondents include: Lord Halifax; R.J. Campbell.
- Topic: All correspondence and telegrams to FDR on military situation.
Great Britain: 1943 Index
- Correspondence and telegrams dated between 2/242-2/27/42.
- Correspondents include: Lord Halifax, R.J. Campbell
- Topics Include: Daily reports on the current military situation.
Military Corresp : 1944-45 Index
- Correspondence, memoranda and reports dated between 1/9/43 and 12/15/43.
- Correspondents include Harry Hopkins, King George, FDR, Lord Halifax, Sumner Welles Averill Harriman, R.J. Campbell, Lord Mountbatten, Queen Mary, Cherwell, Winant.
- Topics include: Discussion on reports of Rudolph Hess' health;
- settling claims through reverse lend-lease;
- Averill Harriman and Lord Beaverbrook visit with Prime Minister;
- Hess' arrival in Great Britain;
- Mountbatten's visit to China and meeting with Chian Kai-Shek,
- Britain's financial status reported by Cherwell.
- Includes correspondence, reports, memoranda and notes dated between 1/4/44-4/9/45.
- Correspondents include: FDR, Wilson Brown, Lord Halifax, Lord Beaverbrook, E.R. Stettinius, Jr., Lord Mountbatten, Cordell Hull, John Winant, Sir Oliver Leese.
- Topics: British government and question of Italian ships for Russians;
- British government and balances from lend-lease program; discussion on final agreement of British government and U.S. government lend-lease transactions;
- military situation in South East Asia [Burma]
- news of Gen. Wingate missing, B-25 crashed
- report from Lt. Col. James W. Bellah on Wingate's forces in Northern Burma;
- political crisis between Egypt and Great Britain;
- correspondence between FDR and Lord Beaverbrook on "Roosevelt papers" given to FDR by Beaverbrook
- papers mention slaves of FDR's great grandfather at Hyde Park
- Distinguished Service Medal awarded to Field Marshal Sir John Dill
- separation of U.S.
- command between China and Great Britain and Burma updated by Lord Mountbatten,
- British government assisting in re-equipping French Air Force;
- John Gilbert Winant discussing policy of "three great powers" in relation to Europe;
- agreements in European Advisory Commission; discussion of failure of Soviet authorities to repatriate liberated British prisoners of war.