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

Reference code: CHAR 16/68A-B

Part of: CHAR 16
Next record: CHAR 16/69
Previous record: CHAR 16/67

Date: 02 Jul 1920 - 30 Dec 1920

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Also includes correspondence from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Andre Lefevre [French Minister of War until December 1920] and his successor, Raiberti; and from Captain Lewis Gielgud and Sir Mansfeldt Findlay [Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Norway]; copy of a declaration and a journal by the Ukrainian National Committee; bulletin from Russagent, the Russian anti-Bolshevik Press Agency in Paris; cutting from a French newspaper.

Subjects include: matters concerning Russia, including support for General Peter Wrangel, the Cossacks, and trade with Soviet Russia; Ukrainian affairs, including the role of Marcotoune; French views on Poland, British foreign policy, Russia and Germany; matters concerning Spears leaving his post and Geiger succeeding him; the Polish situation; alleged communist activity in Brussels [Belgium]; the costs of the Mission; Greek affairs; French internal politics; and Geiger's reports on interrogations of Vassilief with Sidney Reilly.

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