Official: War and Air: correspondence mainly from Brigadier-General Edward Spears, Major Gerald Geiger and the British Military Mission in Paris [France] to Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] and War Office officials.

Reference code: CHAR 16/64

Part of: CHAR 16
Next record: CHAR 16/65
Previous record: CHAR 16/63

Date: 01 Feb 1920 - 11 Feb 1920

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Also includes copies of correspondence from Major-General Tom Bridges on war memorials in Belgium; copy letters from Sinclair to some of those mentioned above and to General Edward Buat, Chief of French General Staff; copy of a report from General Janin, Head of the French Military Mission in Siberia [Russia]; cutting from French newspaper; soft-bound collection of documents on Russia.

Subjects covered by the file include: matters concerning Russia and Poland, including the role of various anti-Bolsheviks in Paris, the positions of Generals Joseph Pilsudsky [Chief of the Polish state] and Anton Denikin, and the trans-Siberian railway; French foreign policy concerning Russia, Poland, Syria, the Vatican, Turkey and Germany; Victor Berard's views; Vera Tchaikovsky and information provided by her about a possible plot; and information from Nicholas Fermor about a possible armistice between Germany and the Red Army.

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